NTSB Announces Upcoming Boeing 787 Battery Investigative Hearing

Boeing 787 Dreamliner

Boeing 787 Dreamliner (file photo)

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) announced that its two-day investigative hearing into the Jan. 7 battery fire aboard a Boeing 787 at Boston’s Logan Airport will be held on April 23-24 at the NTSB Board Room and Conference Center in Washington, D.C.

The hearing will focus on issues relating to the design, testing and certification of the battery system.

A detailed agenda and list of panelists and witnesses will be released at a later date at ntsb.gov and at twitter.com/ntsb. Detailed media arrangements will also be released in coming weeks.

For more information on the NTSB’s investigation: http://go.usa.gov/2M2C.

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