January 17, 2013

Nightmare Batteries Plague Boeing 787

Gerald Traufetter, Der Spiegel


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The last ones to leave the plane were the pilots, who casually stepped onto the emergency chute, absorbed the impact when they hit the ground and purposefully walked away.

 

The shaky mobile-phone videos were already circulating online Wednesday morning, shortly after the Boeing 787 with Japan's All Nippon Airways made an emergency landing at the provincial Takamatsu airport in western Japan.

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