NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


NTSB PARTICIPATING IN JAPAN'S INVESTIGATION OF B-787 BATTERY SMOKE EVENT

January 15

The National Transportation Safety Board will participate in the investigation of a smoke event involving the main battery of a Japan Airlines B-787 that occurred while the aircraft was parked at Tokyo's Narita Airport on Jan. 14.

The investigation is being led by the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau. NTSB aircraft systems investigator Mike Bauer will travel to Japan to assist with the investigation.

All information regarding the investigation will be released by the JCAB.

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Peter Knudson
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