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    Posted on January 16, 2013 To

    “Severe Turbulence” Causes Injuries to American Eagle Passengers on Flight to Chicago

    Chicago Fire Department officials confirmed that they treated several passengers aboard American Eagle Flight 3720 that was heading to Chicago today from New Orleans. The flight experienced “severe turbulence” while in flight that led to one passenger requiring to be taken to a local Chicago hospital. A spokesman for the Fire Department said that they experienced head, neck and back injuries. At least three people were injured, according to reports. The flight reportedly left New…

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    Japanese Airlines Ground Dreamliners

    In a move that the flying public may have been waiting to happen, Japan’s two major airlines and the biggest customers of the new Dreamliner jets have grounded the 787 aircraft following yet another incident that led to an emergency landing Wednesday (1/16/13) in that country. An All Nippon Airways jet on a domestic flight was reported to have battery problems and a burning smell was detected in the cockpit and cabin, forcing the 787…

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    Posted on January 15, 2013 To

    Japan Now Enters Probe of Boeing Dreamliner

    In the wake of another 787 Dreamliner problem at Japan’s airport over the weekend, its transport ministry has launched an investigation into what caused two separate fuel leaks on a Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by Japan Airlines Company. The investigation comes just days after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced it was undergoing a comprehensive review of the next generation aircraft following a number of incidents in the United States as well. The Chicago Tribune…

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    Posted on January 15, 2013 To

    Top Chicago Law Firms’ Robert Clifford Named the #1 Super Lawyer in Illinois

    Robert Clifford, founder of one of the top Chicago law firms, is named #1 Super Lawyer in IL. Other lawyers in Chicago’s Clifford Law Offices are also named.

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    Posted on January 14, 2013 To

    Still More Problems for Boeing’s Dreamliner

    On the heels of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) review of the 787 Dreamliner following its series of troubles with the aircraft comes the news that yet another problem. A Japan All Nippon Airways 787 experienced a fuel leak Sunday (Jan. 13, 2013) during an inspection at Narita International Airport outside of Tokyo. The aircraft reportedly was the same one that had a fuel leak in Boston last week. Only about 50 of the 787’s…

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    Bumpy Week for Boeing’s Dreamliner Ends in FAA Review of Aircraft

    Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officials held a press conference Friday (1/11/2013) in Washington, D.C., where they explained the comprehensive review that was ordered of the Boeing 787 aircraft. Following a week of more problems for what has been called the next generation airplane, experts and analysts speculated on what the high priority review of the 787 design and assembly, particularly the electrical system, means. Wall Street Journal reporter Andy Pasztor told PBS New Hour Friday…

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    FAA Declares 787’s “Safe” While Conducting Comprehensive Investigation Into Aircraft

    Officials from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) declared the Boeing 787 or Dreamliner is “safe” despite numerous incidents including a fire and fuel leak in the aircraft. The statement from FAA administrator Mike Huerta comes as the government agency is conducting a comprehensive examination of the aircraft following five instances this week alone that often grounded the aircraft at various airports including in Japan. The aircraft has had problems since it rolled out 15 months…

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    More Problems Found on Two Additional Dreamliners as FAA Ready to Hold Press Conference

    Two more Boeing 787 aircraft called Dreamliners were found to have problems just hours before the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is expected to hold a press conference this morning on the plane’s problems since it rolled out 15 months ago, according to USA Today. An All Nippon Airways jet suffered a crack in its windshield during flight in Japan and an engine oil leak was discovered in another jet as it landed in an airport…

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    FAA Orders Top-to-Bottom Review of Boeing 787s

    Despite the chief engineer of Boeing telling the press that he is “100 percent convinced that the airplane is safe to fly,” the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has ordered a comprehensive review of what the aircraft maker touted as most technologically advanced plane. Two latest incidents regarding Boeing’s newest airplane called the Dreamliner led the FAA to call for a review of the aircraft’s design, manufacture and assembly of the plane. FAA officials are expected…

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