787 Troubles - Part 2: 787's Battery Problems

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on January 16, 2013 at 9:14 PM

It's believed that the culprit triggering the electrical incidents on board the Dreamliners are the lithium ion batteries. The issue: fires and explosions in the batteries and how to keep those risks from bringing down a jet. Boeing is not the first company to use lithium ion batteries on planes, but this is a first use for Boeing. KING 5's Glenn Farley reports.

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