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15-Nov-2010 8:43 AM

Updated Boeing statement on 787 Dreamliner ZA002 incident

Boeing announced (11-Nov-2010) it is continuing to investigate the incident on B787 test aircraft, ZA002. The company has determined that a failure in the P100 panel led to a fire involving an insulation blanket. Boeing continues to evaluate data to understand this incident and is working through a repair plan. In addition, Boeing is determining the appropriate steps required to return the rest of the flight test fleet to flying status. Boeing will continue to provide updates as new understanding is gained. [more]