Risks in Transporting Lithium Batteries in Cargo by Aircraft

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The FAA Flight Standards Service published FAA SAFO 10017 advisory document (which is attached as pages 2 through 4 of thisbulletin) to alert operators to the recent findings that identify a certainrisk posed by lithium batteries, when carried as cargo onboard anaircraft.

.After reviewing the information, EASA supports the recommendedactions contained in FAA SAFO 10017. This SIB is published to ensurethat all owners and operators of aircraft, registered in European UnionMember States or associated countries, are made aware of theseimportant recommendations regarding the transportation of lithium batteries by aircraft.

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