China bars taking Samsung Galaxy Note 7 onboard flights from October 27

October 26, 2016 3:52 AM EDT

Workers take a billboard of Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 7 off from atop a building in central Seoul, South Korea, October 14, 2016. REUTERS/Staff - RTSS86H

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BEIJING (Reuters) - The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) said on Wednesday that it will not allow Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones to be taken on board flights from Oct. 27.

The CAAC has said that it would outlaw the use and charging of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones aboard flights from September 14.

(Reporting by Beijing Monitoring Desk; Editing by Himani Sarkar)

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