Boeing to inspect some 787 Dreamliners for wing cracks

|About: The Boeing Company (BA)|By:, SA News Editor

Boeing (BA) says a manufacturing problem had caused hairline cracks in the wings on some of its 787 Dreamliner jets, requiring inspections on 42 aircraft and delaying the delivery of some to airlines.

The defect is another headache for Boeing, which is working to consistently produce 10 Dreamliners per month this year; the company says it still plans to deliver around 110 of the jets in 2014.

Boeing says none of the 123 787s already delivered are affected by the wing issue.

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