UK investigators recommend disabling Honeywell emergency locator beacons in Boeing 787s

  • by: CASSANDRA VINOGRAD , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 18, 2013 - 5:35 PM

LONDON — British air safety officials said emergency transmitters on Boeing 787s should be disabled after finding that one of the squat orange boxes was the only thing with enough power to start a fire in the scorched tail section of a 787 parked at Heathrow airport last week.

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