Boeing Reviewing Damage To Aircraft Components After Train Derailment : Reports

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(RTTNews.com) - Boeing Co. ( BA ) has sent experts to the site of a train derailment that dumped six 737 fuselages and other aircraft components into a Montana river as they were being transported to a Washington state assembly plant, according to media reports.

The accident reportedly occurred Thursday in western Montana near Rivulet.

As per the reports, the BNSF Railway Co., a unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A, BRK.B), train carrying six 737 fuselages and assemblies for 777 and 747 commercial planes was on its way to Renton, Washington, from Spirit Aerosystems Holdings Inc. ( SPR ) in Wichita, Kansas.

The company said that the cause of the derailment was under investigation. The company has "deployed experts to the scene to begin a thorough assessment of the situation. Once we determine the extent of damage we will assess what, if any, impact there will be to production," a spokesman of Boeing reportedly said.

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