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Boeing deals with new defect on 787 Dreamliner – WSJ


Oct 14 (Reuters) – Boeing Co (BA.N) is dealing with a new defect on its 787 Dreamliner that includes sure titanium elements which might be weaker than they need to be, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing individuals acquainted with the matter.

The defect is on 787s constructed over the previous three years, the report mentioned.

This comes because the planemaker continues to grapple with structural defects within the 787, which have precipitated it to chop manufacturing and halt deliveries.

Boeing didn’t instantly reply to a Reuters request for remark. The WSJ report didn’t give any additional particulars on the defect.

Shares of the corporate fell 1.1% to $219.31 in premarket buying and selling.

Last month, the Journal had reported that Boeing’s supply of 787 Dreamliners will seemingly stay halted till not less than late October because the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has rejected the corporate’s latest proposal to examine them. learn extra

Reporting by Sanjana Shivdas in Bengaluru; Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty

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