Topic: Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA
Boeing Dreamliner: The plane was traveling from Toronto to Poland when it was diverted to Reykjavik, about 1,700 miles short of its destination.
NTSB released new documents indicating that a battery fire on a 787 Dreamliner took an hour and 40 minutes to extinguish. The smoke reduced visibility to zero and the heat was so intense it melted a stainless steel casing for Dreamliner's lithium-ion batteries, according to the NTSB.
European air space was unaffected Wednesday by the volcanic ash cloud, although Finland and Norway are bracing for weekend disruptions as the cloud blows into the Norwegian Sea.
05/19/2010 01:16 pm