After investigating a fire that broke out on Boeing Co.'s 787 Dreamliner passenger jet, the National Transportation Safety Board says that backup protections in the aircraft's lithium-ion batteries and electronics systems failed, the New York Times reports. Air-safety experts said the FAA isn’t likely to lift its order grounding the 787 quickly, given the NTSB’s lack of progress toward finding the root cause of the battery problems, the Seattle Times reports.
For reprint and licensing requests for this article, CLICK HERE.
Stories You May Also Be Interested In
- FAA Clears Boeing Battery Fix
- F.A.A. Expected to Approve Fix to Dreamliner Batteries
- Regulators Across the Globe Ground Dreamliner
- Boeing 787 Faces Regulatory Review
- Another Fire Raises Questions for Tesla
- Probe of Boeing 787 Battery Fire Expands
- Boeing Dreamliner Incidents Raise Safety Concerns
- Boeing Works to Redeem Dreamliner