Boeing's Woes Continue: North Charleston Plant Under Scrutiny
A New York Times article today reported on a troubling trend of potential safety concerns and whistle-blower reports coming out of the Boeing factory in North Charleston, South Carolina, where the company's 787 Dreamliner is manufactured.
The Times' investigation, which involved review of internal documents and interviews with current and former employees, shows evidence that the company might have been attempting to rush Dreamliners to market at the expense of safety. John Barnett, a former Boeing quality manager who is now bringing a whistle-blower suit against the company, was quoted by the Times as saying, "I haven't seen a plane out of Charleston yet that I'd put my name on saying it's safe and airworthy."
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