Southwest flight evacuated after replacement Samsung phone catches fire

PreviewThis morning at the Pullman airport, the Alaska flight crew announced that if you own a Samsung Galaxy Note 7, you must not only turn it off but remove the battery completely. This isn’t good for Samsung, so soon on the heels of the iPhone 7 release. 

A Southwest Airlines flight from Louisville to Baltimore was evacuated Wednesday after the smartphone, issued as a replacement to one of Samsung’s recalled ‘exploding’ phones, started smoking inside the plane before the aircraft took off. 
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