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UPDATE: Boeing (BA) Hit With Second 787 Incident in Boston

January 8, 2013 12:55 PM EST Send to a Friend
(Updated - January 8, 2013 1:45 PM EST)

Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) is trading at session lows following reports of another 787 Dreamliner incident in as many days at Logan International Airport in Boston.

According to reports, a second 787 sprung a fuel leak while waiting to takeoff for Tokyo. The aircraft has since returned to the terminal.

No determination has been made on the cause of the leak, though the maintenance crew said the leak came from one of the plane's wings.

On Monday, another incident was reported with a 787 catching fire in the avionics compartment in its mid secton.

No one was reported injured in either incident.

Headline risk has hit shares, with Boeing down about 5 percent since the close last Friday.

Shares are down 3.3 percent.




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