Boeing, hit with $6.6 million FAA fine, faces major 787 repair bill: Report

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By Eric M. Johnson and David Shepardson SEATTLE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Boeing Co will pay a $6.6 million to U.

S. regulators as part of a settlement over quality and safety-oversight lapses going back years, a setback that comes as Boeing wrestles with repairs to flawed 787 Dreamliner jets that could dwarf the cost of the federal penalty. Boeing is beginning painstaking repairs and forensic inspections to fix structural integrity flaws embedded deep inside at least 88 parked 787s built over the last year or so, a third industry source.

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