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Boeing maintains 787 wing box problem 'local issue with a local fix'
Boeing moved to water down a Sunday report in The Seattle Times that painted a bleak picture of both the scale and time required to fix the 787's structural delamination problem.
Citing two engineers "with knowledge of the problem," the paper claimed that "the wing damage that grounded. . .the 787 occurred under less stress than previously reported--and is more extensive."