NTSB: Battery design, certification ‘shortcomings’ led to JAL 787 fire
December 02, 2014
The fire aboard a parked Japan Airlines (JAL) Boeing 787-8 in January 2013 occurred because of “shortcomings” in designing and certifying the lithium ion batteries installed on the aircraft, the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has determined. Though NTSB has not been able to establish...
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