Japan’s Transport Safety Board (JTSB) failed to pinpoint the cause of a January 2013 battery fire onboard an ANA Boeing 787, but echoed its U.S. counterpart in calling for more stringent certification standards for lithium-ion batteries, including testing that simulates line operations. JTSB’s final report on the incident concluded that the onboard fire, which forced the 787 to divert to Takamatsu Airport, destroyed the aircraft’s main battery after a single cell, Cell 6, ...


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