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Italy’s Leonardo is “injured party” in Boeing 787 component issue

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MILAN, Oct 14 (Reuters) – Italy’s Leonardo (LDOF.MI) mentioned on Thursday it was an “injured party” after considered one of its sub-suppliers had allegedly supplied improperly manufactured elements for Boeing’s (BA.N) 787 Dreamliner.

Boeing Co and U.S. regulators mentioned Thursday that some titanium 787 Dreamliner elements have been improperly manufactured over the previous three years. learn extra

“The sub-supplier is under scrutiny by prosecutors therefore Leonardo is injured party and will not bear any potential costs associated with this issue,” the Italian state-controlled defence group mentioned in an announcement.

Leonardo added that the corporate, Manufacturing Processes Specification (MPS), was now not its provider.

The firm didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.

Reporting by Francesca Landini, writing by Giulia Segreti

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