NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
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NTSB Sends Investigators to Participate in Investigation of London Boeing 787 Dreamliner Fire

July 13

The National Transportation Safety Board has sent investigators to assist in the investigation of a fire that occurred yesterday aboard a parked Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Heathrow Airport, London, England.

NTSB Senior Air Safety Investigator Lorenda Ward has been appointed as the traveling U.S. accredited representative. Ms. Ward will be accompanied by NTSB airplane systems investigators and representatives from the Federal Aviation Administration and Boeing.

The investigation is being conducted by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) of the United Kingdom, which will release all information.

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