The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has called on FAA to “reevaluate” the risk of an “internal short circuit” in lithium ion batteries currently operating on in-service Boeing 787s. The recommendation was part of a 12-page “safety recommendation” letter sent by NTSB to FAA administrator Michael Huerta on Thursday stemming from findings in NTSB’s investigation of the Jan. 7, 2013 fire aboard a parked Japan Airlines (JAL) 787 at Boston ...
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