The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is sending an investigator to Japan to assist with the probe into the Japan Airlines (JAL) Boeing 787-8 battery incident that occurred Jan. 14 at Tokyo Narita Airport. JAL said a “main battery failure occurred” on a 787 parked at Narita. The airline reported that “white smoke” was seen in the incident, which resulted in no injuries. That 787 has been temporarily grounded as the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau leads an ...

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