Boeing seeks temporary fix for suspect batteries: report | Bangkok Post: news

News > World

Boeing seeks temporary fix for suspect batteries: report

- +

US aerospace giant Boeing is considering an interim plan to protect its 787 Dreamliner if its batteries overheat or catch fire, according to a report Monday in the Seattle Times. 

The damaged battery case from a fire aboard a Japan Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner airplane is displayed at National Transportation Safety Board Headquarters in Washington on January 24, 2013. Boeing is considering an interim plan to protect its 787 Dreamliner if its batteries overheat or catch fire, according to a report Monday in the Seattle Times.

Boeing's flagship new jet has been banned from flight worldwide since the middle of last month after battery smoke forced an emergency landing of one plane and a battery fire was reported on a parked jet.

This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.

3 people commented about the above

Readers are urged not to submit comments that may cause legal dispute including slanderous, vulgar or violent language, incorrectly spelt names, discuss moderation action, quotes with no source or anything deemed critical of the monarchy. More information in our terms of use.

Please use our forum for more candid, lengthy, conversational and open discussion between one another.

  • Latest
  • Oldest
  • Most replied to
  • Most liked
  • Most disliked

    Click here to view more comments