UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) investigators say there is no direct evidence that a fire onboard a parked Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787-8 was caused by the aircraft’s batteries. “There has been extensive heat damage in the upper portion of the rear fuselage, a complex part of the aircraft, and the initial investigation is likely to take several days. However, it is clear that this heat damage is remote from the area in which the aircraft main and auxiliary power ...

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