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US: FAA prohibits certain MacBook Pro models to be taken aboard


Mehboob Ali Shaikh
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The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) forbids several MacBook Pro laptops to be taken aboard any flight after the device manufacturer retracts a specific unit because it has a battery that could pose a fire risk.

“The FAA is informed that the battery is used in certain MacBook models

The recall has been put at risk, “a spokesperson for the agency said in a statement Monday.

According to the spokesperson, all airlines have been notified of the recall of the product.

Apple Inc said in June that it would recapture a 15-inch MacBook Pro laptop because the battery could easily reach extreme temperatures.

All of these units entered the market between September 2015 and February 2017.

Apple could not be reached for further details.

Read also: From iPhone 3 to MacBook Pro, here’s a list of Apple’s old and obsolete products

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