- A unit of United Technologies (UTX) has acknowledged it's the supplier responsible for assembly errors on fire-extinguishing systems used for engines on Boeing (BA) 787 Dreamliners.
- Improperly assembled fire-extinguisher bottles were found on three All Nippon 787s in Japan on Wednesday, spurring a round of inspections by operators.
- The parts were manufactured at UTX's Kidde Aerospace unit.
- The company notes the "error has been corrected and it's working with BA and the airlines involved to complete all necessary inspections, should be completed over the next few days.
United Technologies owns up to being supplier of defective engine fire extinguishers on Dreamliner
Aug 16 2013, 17:29 ET