Boeing’s run of dismal press relating to the 787 Dreamliner continued this week with a report out of Japan that the fire suppression system on the advanced jet could improperly discharge fire suppressant to the wrong engine in the event of a fire.
Japan’s All Nippon Airways said it discovered a wiring fault that would trigger the wrong fire extinguisher if a fire was detected in one of the two engines. Boeing said it is investigating the issue.
ANA said an inspection of its fleet of 19 Dreamliners revealed wiring faults in two more 787s.
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