A new report released by the Australian Transport Safety Board (ATSB) reveals an inflight diversion of an Etihad Airways Boeing 777-300ER on Oct. 14, 2017 caused by chafing and arcing of incorrectly installed wire bundles led Boeing to subsequently introduce new production-line inspections and issue maintenance recommendations to operators. The incident occurred during the cruise portion of a flight from Abu Dhabi to Sydney. As the aircraft neared Adelaide, the flight crew “noticed a ...

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