Pinched Wire May Have Caused Transmitter Fire On Ethiopian 787

Investigators looking into the emergency beacon fire which damaged an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 on July 12 are focusing on whether a pinched wire in the unit could have sparked a short circuit, igniting the battery. The new suspect in the search for a cause of the fire, which erupted in one of...

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