US safety board says will issue report on Boeing 787 probe Thursday

WASHINGTON, March 6 (Reuters) - The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board will issue an "interim factual report" at 11 a.m. ET Thursday on its investigation into a battery fire aboard a Japan Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner plane on Jan. 7.

The agency said the information to be released on the incident at Boston Logan International Airport was "factual in nature and does not provide any analysis."