NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs

NTSB announces dates for investigative hearing on Boeing 787 battery fire incident and battery design and certification

April 2

The National Transportation Safety Board announced today 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.

For directions to the NTSB Board Room and Conference center: http://go.usa.gov/2MTT.

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



The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent federal agency charged with determining the probable cause
of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.