Samsung has neither confirmed or denied this report at the time of the report however it issued a statement saying they are investigating an alleged incident involving a passenger on Southwest plane about a battery fault on one of it’s devices resulting in the device catching fire.


The tech giant is said to be cooperating with Authorities and Operators of the Airline Southwest. However the company has released a bit of good news as it made acquisition of SmartThings for an unreported rumoured amount of $200.