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Thread: And now a JAL 787 fuel leak/spill at BOS

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    Senior Member Spunker's Avatar
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    And now a JAL 787 fuel leak/spill at BOS

    JAL must be lovin the last 36 hours
    Gene Delaney

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    Senior Member moose135's Avatar
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    Hard to tell for sure from that photo, but it looks like it was out near the wingtip. I'm assuming the 787 is like most other Boeings and has a vent for the mains out there. Often times, if you are a little too full (or in hot weather have a little too much expansion) you will get some fuel sloshing out the vent. It's generally not a big deal, but given it's a 787 it will be treated like it's the end of the world...


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