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Boeing says proposed 787 fix is long-term, not interim step
February 28, 2013 / 3:39 AM / 5 years ago

Boeing says proposed 787 fix is long-term, not interim step

TOKYO (Reuters) - Boeing Co (BA.N) said on Thursday that its proposed fix to its grounded 787 Dreamliner passenger jets takes into account the risk of a battery fire and overheating risks.

A Boeing 787 lands in Everett, Washington travelling with crew only from Fort Worth, Texas in front of a line of 787's nearing completion, February 7, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin P. Casey

Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO Ray Conner told reporters after meeting Japan’s Transport Minister Akihiro Ota the proposed solution was a long-term plan, not an interim fix.

Reporting by James Topham and Mari Saito

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