Us authorities introduced Saturday it is forbidden to carry from the plane, with respect to both the national and the connections in the US , smartphones, Samsung Galaxy Note 7, reported the U.S. Department of Transportation.
the Ban will take effect Saturday at 18 o’clock Moscow time. This decision is due to documented cases of devices of this type.
“this Phone we recognize prohibited dangerous goods," said American resort transportation and stressed that passengers who violate the ban will be punished. Galaxy Note 7, not only will not be allowed to carry on Board the plane, but also to carry the baggage operation. Also prohibited is the sending of smartphones this type of low-speed cargo airport.
“the Priority is the safety of all people in the plane. Fire poses a threat to their lives”, – said the head of the U.S. Department of transportation Anthony Fox.
previously, many of the airline is forbidden to make these smartphones on Board, while others drew their absolute disconnection during flight. In early September, just a few weeks after market launch Galaxy Note 7, Samsung announced that it is Recalling model from sale, as some mobile caught fire or exploded while charging. The company has prepared the equipment fillers for clients who have purchased a defective model. It turned out, however, that also aggregates phone is faulty.
the South Korean group announced a service action that worldwide, reaching over 2.5 million smartphones. In the beginning Samsung said that the overheating problem smartphones were caused by a small error during the manufacturing process of the battery. However, in the case listed in the course of the event of overheating of the phone remains unknown.
Company Samsung Electronics said on Monday that the completion of the production and service shares of the smartphone Galaxy Note 7 will cost the company no less than 5.3 billion dollars. He assured, however, that has the means to cover the losses.
Galaxy Note 7 was one of the most expensive smartphones on the market, and Samsung has used it in many modern technologies.