After fire, fuel leak, FAA to conduct review of Boeing's 787 — but officials say plane is safe

  • Article by: JOAN LOWY and JOSHUA FREED , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 11, 2013 - 4:34 PM

WASHINGTON - The government stepped in Friday to assure the public that Boeing's new 787 "Dreamliner" is safe to fly, even as it launched a comprehensive review to find out what caused a fire, a fuel leak and other worrisome incidents this week.

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cavellJan. 11, 13 9:01 AM

Boeing spent billions designing this plane. Of course it's safe. Humans don't make mistakes.

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rascal1234Jan. 11, 13 6:16 PM

I didn't know they hired leprechauns at the FAA! Fun!!

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boni320Jan. 11, 13 8:28 PM

The FAA and FDA work much the same way- they take the manufacturers word that their product is safe, and only when it begins to hurt somebody do they investigate. Both agencies are frequently wrong, but never in doubt...

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mn55066Jan. 11, 1310:30 PM

The FAA is filled with airline cronies who rubber stamp anything the airline industry wants. This agency needs a thorough house cleaning from top to bottom.

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