Nightmarish: Boeing 787 Dreamliner catches fire at Heathrow; No passengers on board

Scary news out of London today:

The plane is operated by Ethiopian Airlines. Fortunately, reports indicate that no passengers were aboard the plane at the time of the incident.

Boeing stocks, however, took a dive:

This is the second troubling Dreamliner incident today:

While no one was hurt, these stories have struck painful blows to the Dreamliner’s less-than-dreamy reputation:

  • CatHerder

    This aircraft has had more than it’s share of troubles.

  • Right Wired

    The 787 ‘Event’ – nice spin. Anyone else thinking we should go back to prop planes without 2 million miles of wiring built by the lowest bidder?

  • Danny Wheeler

    Man. I feel kinda sorry for Boeing.