WASHINGTON Jan 14 The U.S. Transportation
Safety Board said on Monday it was analyzing the lithium-ion
battery and burned wire bundles as part of its investigation
into the Jan. 7 fire aboard a Japan Airlines Boeing 787 at
Boston's Logan Airport.
The safety board said in a news release that NTSB
investigators plan to disassemble the battery this week after
studying the internal condition of the battery at an independent
test facility over the weekend. Investigators also took
possession of burned wire bundles, the APU battery charger and
several memory modules.