Yesterday, a United 787 made an emergency landing in New Orleans because of an electrical problem. This is just the latest incident to happen with the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. First, the plane was delayed 3 years due to mechanical issues. Then, following its launch there has been a string of high-profile issues in the U.S. that have now resulted in a new FAA inspection order.
Watch Peter’s latest CBS This Morning report to hear about the most recent problem, the airlines with the biggest stake in the plane, Boeing’s questionably accelerated manufacturing schedule, the aircraft’s upgrades, and what the current FAA action means for the new plane — and you.
For more reports on the Dreamliner, check out:
- Peter’s video report The Travel Detective Reviews The 787 Dreamliner
- our travel tip on Where to Fly the Dreamliner
- Peter’s recent CBS This Morning report, Is the Dreamliner Safe?
- The Boeing Dreamliner Finally Takes Off