NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs

Chairman Hersman to provide second media briefing on B-787 battery fire investigation

February 6

WASHINGTON - Tomorrow, National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman will provide an update on the NTSB's investigation into the Jan. 7 fire that occurred on a Japan Airlines Boeing 787 at Logan International Airport in Boston.

Chairman Hersman will brief credentialed members of the news media on the progress of the investigation, after which she and senior staff will take questions. Those unable to attend in person can call in to a teleconference line.

For planning purposes, RSVP is required for those planning to either attend in person or call in.

Location: NTSB Boardroom and Conference Center, 429 L'Enfant Plaza East, SW, Washington, DC

Date: Thursday, February 7, 2013

Time: 11:00 a.m. EST

Participants: Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman; John DeLisi, Director of NTSB Office of Aviation Safety; and Dr. Joseph Kolly, Director, NTSB Office of Research and Engineering.

NTSB Media Contact:
Office of Public Affairs
490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW
Washington, DC 20594
(202) 314-6100
Peter Knudson



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of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.