Japan transport min cannot comment on 787 battery changes

TOKYO Thu Feb 7, 2013 12:40am EST

TOKYO Feb 7 (Reuters) - Japan's transport ministry said on Thursday that it cannot comment on whether Boeing Co is planning on changing the battery design on its grounded 787 Dreamliner.

The Wall Street Journal reported that the planemaker is working on battery design changes that would minimise fire risks on the technologically advanced passenger jet.

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