US urges travelers not to use Galaxy Note 7 on flight

September 9, 2016 1:46 AM

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SEOUL, South Korea – The U.S. aviation regulator is urging travelers not to use the Galaxy Note 7 phone on flights following battery explosions that prompted Samsung to issue an unprecedented recall.

The Federation Aviation Agency said Friday that passengers are strongly advised not to turn on or charge the Note 7 phones while flying. It also said the phones should not be stowed in checked baggage.

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