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Boeing says depressurization issue led to suspension of 777X load testing

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Boeing Co said on Tuesday its suspension of final load testing of its new widebody 777X aircraft was due to an issue that involved depressurization of the rear fuselage of the plane.

Sept 10 (Reuters) - Boeing Co BA.N said on Tuesday its suspension of final load testing of its new widebody 777X aircraft was due to an issue that involved depressurization of the rear fuselage of the plane.

The company said that while an assessment of the main reason continues, it does not expect the issue to have a significant impact on aircraft design or on the overall test program schedule. http://bit.ly/2k9Pquq

(Reporting by Sanjana Shivdas in Bengaluru; Editing by Shinjini Ganguli)

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