FAA urges airlines to reduce lithium-battery threats

10/11/2010 | Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)

The Federal Aviation Administration is prompting airlines to make voluntary changes to reduce the threat of fires caused by lithium batteries. The warning comes after a UPS cargo plane crashed in Dubai last month. The FAA on Friday acknowledged that the cargo plane was carrying a large number of lithium batteries.

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