787 fire no links to battery blazes

787 fire no links to battery blazes

first_imgInvestigation continues for Ethiopian Airlines Dreamliner fire at Heathrow. Following the fire on a stationary Boeing 787 at Heathrow Airport last week, UK aviation authorities have found no evidence of a direct link with battery blazes that grounded the fleet earlier this year.The fire aboard Ethiopian Airlines 787 Dreamliner has renewed safety concerns for Being’s newest aircraft, Bloomberg Businessweek reported.While authorities have found no links to the battery fires that grounded All Nippon Airways’ and Japan Airlines’ 787 aircraft in January, aviation consultants believe this may cause greater problems for Boeing.“I’m not sure it’s good news at all,” aviation consultant Robert Mann from Port Washington, New York said.Mr Mann said customers will be following the investigation closely and this new issue adds to the list of concerns people and airlines have with the 787 Dreamliner.No-one was aboard the aircraft when the fire broke out and Ethiopian Airlines is still flying its three other 787’s while awaiting the results of the investigation.The Air Accidents Investigation Branch’s inquiry continues with the assistance of United States government agencies, Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines Enterprises.Source = ETB News: P.T.last_img

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