Unless the cause of the Heathrow fire is pinpointed quickly, Boeing could once again find itself in a delicate spot of balancing passenger safety with high financial stakes. Air accident investigators continued to try to figure out why a parked 787 Dreamliner caught fire.
Asiana Airlines will sue the Bay Area TV station that broadcast the incorrect names of the pilots on its jet that crash landed at San Francisco International Airport. KTVU aired a report that falsely stated the pilots' names. The network issued an apology and posted a statement on its website explaining the mistake, but it initially said those names were confirmed by "an NTSB official," who turned out to be an intern.
A girl died in a local hospital, becoming the third fatality in the crash of an Asiana Airlines jet at San Francisco airport. According to a statement from two doctors at San Francisco General Hospital, the child had been in critical condition. They gave no further details. The crash landing of the Boeing also killed two Chinese teenage girls and injured more than 180 other people.