Boeing calls problem with 777 landing gear a "workmanship issue"

05/31/2011 | Seattle Times, The

Landing gear on a new 777 jet had been improperly installed, forcing an emergency landing during a test flight last month. Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration are looking into the problem. Debbie Heathers, a Boeing spokeswoman, said it was a problem with the way mechanics adjusted the landing gear. "It is a workmanship issue," said Heathers.

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