NTSB: Battery design, certification ‘shortcomings’ led to JAL 787 fire

Credit: Courtesy, NTSB/Boston Herald
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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