787 Incident: Honeywell Joins Investigation


The U.K. Air Accidents Investigation Branch invited Honeywell, a big supplier on the 787, to participate in the investigation of the Ethiopian Airlines' 787 that caught fire last week at London Heathrow, reports Bloomberg. The aircraft's upper rear fuselage was extensively damaged.

Honeywell supplies auxiliary power unit, cabin management system and services, communication, navigation and information management, displays, environmental control system, electric power, electronic fuel controls, flight controls, flight management systems, interior and exterior lighting, mechanical components, surveillance equipment, wheels and brakes on the 787.

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