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Tue Jan 15, 2013, 09:05 PM

3. "Boeing Dreamliner battery fire hot enough to melt fuselage, tests show"

From the fire last week...

WASHINGTON ó A fire that broke out last week in a Boeing 787 Dreamliner could have been hot enough to melt the carbon-fiber reinforced plastic that makes up the planeís shell, according to the results of tests the Federal Aviation Administration performed last year.

The fire broke out in a lithium battery housed near the tail section of a Japan Airlines plane at Bostonís Logan International Airport, prompting an investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board and a review by the FAA.

On Monday, the NTSB released photos of the fire-damaged battery and the metal box that contained it. An NTSB spokesman would not say Tuesday whether the box kept the fire from damaging anything but the battery, and a Boeing spokeswoman could not immediately say what material was used for the box.

Read more here: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2013/01/15/179964/boeing-dreamliner-battery-fire.html


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