The FAA, going beyond NTSB recommendations, is giving Boeing 757 and 767 operators five years to modify their aircraft to prevent inadvertent battery depletion when a particular backup power mode is activated. The issue caught the industry’s attention in September 2008 when an American Airlines 757 was forced to divert to Chicago O’Hare International Airport due to an electrical problem. While en route to New York John F. Kennedy International Airport from Seattle-Tacoma International ...
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