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The accidental retraction of the nose gear of a British Airways 787-8 at a London Heathrow departure gate last month was caused by a misplaced pin during routine maintenance – a design risk that the regulators indicated in an airworthiness directive which had not been implemented on the aircraft, an interim …
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