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Wicked Blue

(6,151 posts)
Tue Apr 16, 2024, 08:15 PM Apr 2024

Whistleblower says Boeing should stop production of 787 Dreamliner due to safety issue

Source: NBC

A Boeing engineer-turned-whistleblower who contends that the aerospace giant’s 787 Dreamliner is unsafe to fly due to assembly flaws doubled down on his claims Tuesday, saying that the plane could fall apart and “drop to the ground” midflight unless the alleged safety problems are addressed.

Boeing disputed the claims on Tuesday, saying the plane is safe and the company is “fully confident in the 787 Dreamliner.”

Boeing quality engineer Sam Salehpour spoke to “NBC Nightly News” in his first on-camera interview since raising his allegations publicly last week. He said the company has yet to properly address tiny nonconforming gaps found in multiple planes after two sections of their fuselages were joined together during assembly. Salehpour said such “safety issues” could lead to catastrophic outcomes.

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Salehpour is expected to testify before a U.S. Senate subcommittee Wednesday.

Read more: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/whistleblower-outlines-safety-concern-boeing-787-dreamliner-rcna148063

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Whistleblower says Boeing should stop production of 787 Dreamliner due to safety issue (Original Post) Wicked Blue Apr 2024 OP
I hope most of them are safe Mz Pip Apr 2024 #1
Stay safe! Wicked Blue Apr 2024 #2
Boeings new motto ripcord Apr 2024 #3
LOL Wicked Blue Apr 2024 #4
Boeing had better put a guard around this guy ArkansasDemocrat1 Apr 2024 #5
Boeing's past whistle blower died of "suicide" recently-they better keep the new one protected Stargazer99 Apr 2024 #6

Mz Pip

(27,576 posts)
1. I hope most of them are safe
Tue Apr 16, 2024, 09:01 PM
Apr 2024

I’m flying to Japan on one this Saturday. Hate to have a door fall off over the Pacific Ocean.

Stargazer99

(2,636 posts)
6. Boeing's past whistle blower died of "suicide" recently-they better keep the new one protected
Wed Apr 17, 2024, 06:26 AM
Apr 2024

It is about time to quit worshiping businesses-maybe a few of us will live to see another day

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