Boeing fails large portion of FAA audit as investigators probe New Zealand 787 incident

Kris Van Cleave, Emily Mae Czachor, CBS News: “New Zealand’s Transport Accident Investigation Commission announced on Tuesday that it would seize the cockpit voice recorder and the flight data recorder from the aircraft in hopes of learning more about what happened, but early reports suggest that the 787 plane’s flight control system may have temporarily malfunctioned. ‘The best way to describe it is, it dropped out of the air instantly,’ said Brian Jokat, a passenger on the LATAM flight. ‘Then it started to tail down, like, nose down.’”