Dreamliner fire not linked to lithium-ion batteries says AAIB

By Siobhan Lismore-Scott
Published: Monday, 15 July 2013

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A fire aboard an Ethiopian Air Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which grounded flights at London Heathrow this Friday, does not appear to be linked to the aircraft’s lithium-ion batteries, accident investigators said.

The Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) said that the fire, which took place while the aircraft was...

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