NTSB photo of the burned auxiliary power unit battery from JAL Boeing 787 that caught fire Jan. 7 at Boston Logan Airport. The dimensions of the battery are 19x13.2x10.2 inches and it weighs approximately 63 pounds (new). The Japan Airlines Boeing 787 lithium ion battery that caught fire in Boston Jan. 7 experienced “a thermal runaway” and “short circuits,” the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) reported. NTSB chairman Deborah Hersman, briefing ...

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