After the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fiasco the Federal Aviation Authority has now banned the handset from flight in the US and taking the device on a flight could get you up to 10 years in jail.
It is now a federal crime to take the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 onto any US flight and anyone who does could be fined up to $179,933 as well as possibly going to jail.
Any person failing to comply with this Order is subject to civil penalties of up to $179,933 for each violation for each day they are found to be in violation (49 U.S.C. 5123). A person violating this Order may also be subject to criminal prosecution, which may result in fines under title 18, imprisonment of up to ten years, or both (49 U.S.C. 5124).
Samsung recently cancelled the Galaxy Note 7 and recalled all units of the device, this included the first handset and the replacement ones.
You can see full details about the ruling by the Fedeal Aviation Authority over at their website at the link below.Filed Under: Android News, Mobile Phone News, Top News