FAA Aims To Fine Boeing $1M Over Oxygen System

Law360, New York (June 27, 2011, 7:14 PM EDT) -- The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it intended to fine Boeing Co. $1.05 million for its alleged failure to fix passenger oxygen systems on nine airplanes.

Boeing spokeswoman Alana Broadbent told Law360 on Monday, however, that the company had tested the tubing and found it to be safe.

FAA inspections between April 2010 and October found that spacers in the systems' tubing had been misinstalled on nine new B-777 airliners, which could lead the system to not pump out enough oxygen to passengers in the event of an emergency,...
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