Federal Investigators Head To London After Dreamliner Fire Shuts Down Airport

British aviation authorities are opening in investigation into a fire onboard an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet at London’s Heathrow Airport this afternoon:

The AAIB’s American counterpart, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), is also sending a representative to London:

The NSTB led the investigation into the January failure of a battery aboard a parked 787 Dreamliner, at Boston’s Logan Aiport.

Here’s how the 787 at Heathrow looked after the fire:

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