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Technology: Indian airline says Samsung Note 2 emitted smoke in plane

September 24, 2016 12:18 PM (UTC+8)

 

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(From AP)

A Samsung Note 2 phone emitted smoke and sparks on a flight from Singapore to southern India, the airline said.

The phone was found in the bag of a passenger in an overhead bin after other passengers reported smelling smoke in the plane, IndiGo said. It said there was no fire but sparks and smoke were coming from the phone.

The crew used a fire extinguisher and then placed the phone in a container filled with water in a lavatory, the Indian airline said in its statement.

The aircraft made a normal landing at the Chennai airport and all passengers deplaned normally, it said. Read more

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