Battery cleared, 787 mystery deepens
- Published: 21 Jan 2013 at 02.45
- Online news:
WASHINGTON - The US agency in charge of transportation safety on Sunday said a fire sparked after a Boeing 787 Dreamliner landed in Boston was not caused by an overcharged battery.
The Boeing 787 Dreamliner passenger jet.
The risk of fire from overheating powerpacks emerged as a major concern for Boeing's cutting-edge new planes after pilots were forced to land a domestic Japanese flight due to smoke apparently linked to the lithium-ion battery.
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