Known Maintenance Risk Led To 787 Gear Collapse, UK’s AAIB Finds

787 gear collapse
Credit: AAIB
A British Airways 787-8’s inadvertent nose-gear retraction at a London Heathrow gate last month was caused by an incorrectly placed pin during routine maintenance—a design-related risk that regulators flagged in an airworthiness directive that had not been implemented on the aircraft, an interim...

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