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Smoking Samsung phone grounds Southwest plane

A Samsung phone, which was provided as a replacement to a recalled model, started smoking as a Southwest flight was about to depart on Wednesday. Airlines had been asking passengers not to use or charge similar devices in flight due to a fire risk. Kris Van Cleave reports.
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