Samsung Note 7 prohibited on aircrafts by GCAA

Samsung Note 7 prohibited on aircrafts by GCAA

The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has forbidden the use of Samsung Note 7 on aircrafts at the Kotoka International Airport.

The GCAA is directing all passengers and cabin crew in possession of the device not to turn them on or charge them onboard any aircraft.

According to the Authority, the direct comes on the back of recent concerns raised by Samsung about its Galaxy Note 7 devices.

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Passengers and crew are also at this moment prohibited from stowing these devices in any checked baggage, even when turned off,” the release said.

The smartphone company announced on September 2 that it had recalled at least 2.5 million units of the flagship smartphone from 10 markets due to faulty battery causing the phones to catch fire while charging.

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