Investigators eye "recurring problem" in 757 cockpit fire

05/18/2010 | Google

Firefighters and rescue workers greeted a United Airlines flight on Sunday after a cockpit fire forced the Boeing 757 to make an emergency landing at Washington Dulles International Airport. The flight crew extinguished the fire prior to landing, and there were no injuries to the 112 people on the plane, according to the FAA. The NTSB dispatched three investigators to examine the aircraft, and early speculation centered on a "recurring problem" with window heating systems in several Boeing models.

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