Instructions to prevent wiring installation errors like the one that triggered the July 2013 fire on a parked Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 were put in place for new-production emergency locator transmitters (ELTs) three months before the incident, but manufacturer Honeywell—unaware of the ramifications--did not make customers or manufacturers aware of the problem, a U.K. Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) update confirms. The update, published June 18, reiterated earlier ...
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