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After iPhone, Samsung Galaxy SII Explodes Aboard Flight

A Samsung Galaxy SII exploded in a man's pocket on a flight in Australia, a new report has claimed.

The phone was virtually destroyed but the man did not sustain any burn injuries. The report comes just three days after it was reported that an Apple iPhone exploded in flight in Australia.

According to BGR, the man's friend uploaded the images of the exploded Samsung device and described his ordeal in a post on the xda-developers forum.

"He said he heard a sound, a burning sensation on his leg and as he pulled this piece of junk out of his pocket he smelled burning. There was smoke coming out of his pocket and out of the phone. LoL, He said he was scared," the user wrote.

"My friend didn't even own this phone for two weeks before it nearly burned him! He said he wasn't even using it; just idling in his pocket and hadn't been used for a while," he added.

An Apple iPhone 4 also starting emiting smoke after a flight landed in Australia, which was flying from Lismore to Sydney. Passengers reported that the device started to smoke and emit a red glow.

[Image source: Silly22, XDA-Developers]