Samsung Faces Blow as New Phone Blamed for Jet Evacuation

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  • FAA, safety regulators look into incident at airport gate
  • Phone owner says it was a replacement for recalled Samsung

Samsung Phone Blamed for Smoke on Southwest Plane

Samsung Electronics Co.’s global recall of Note 7 smartphones received a fresh blow after a replacement device was blamed for smoke that led to the evacuation of a Southwest Airlines Co. plane.

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