The Federal Aviation Administration has officially banned the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 from being brought over any flight. Flying with the Galaxy Note 7 has been listed as a Federal Crime and the one accused of doing so would be charged of around $179,933.
If you still own a Samsung Note 7 and don’t think of replacing it then this article is for you. According to a report, The Federal Aviation Administration who is the uniform body that regulates every aspects of civil aviation in USA today has officially banned the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 device that was recently pulled out of the market by the manufacturer. For the device the firm has been giving out refunds or people can even replace their “faulty” Note 7 for a brand new other device from the same firm.
As we all know all the Samsung Note 7 fiasco left all of us in a big shock and even Samsung was shocked to see one after another blasts occurring due to their premium flagships. This brought a dark period for the firm getting them a minimum cut of revenue of around 3.5 Billion dollars approx.
Coming back on the topic, as for now the report says the Note 7 has been banned and anyone found out carrying the device over the Airplane would be charged of a hefty amount of around $179,933 which will cost you around One Crore Twenty Two Lakhs Thirty five Thousand And Four Hundred And Forty Four Rupees if counted in Indian Rupees for each penalty!
The amount is huge and so was the Samsung fiasco too. The order restricts all the passengers from carrying the Smartphone “on their person, in carry-on baggage, in checked baggage, or as cargo,” and also states that anyone who inadvertently brings it on the Airplane accidently, must power it down immediately.
Also the Air carriers are strictly asked to deboard the person who is caught carrying the device immediately.
The statement read as, The passengers who are seen bringing the device on the Airplane are “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),” and could be prosecuted, which could “result in fines under title 18, imprisonment of up to ten years, or both (49 U.S.C. 5124).”