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BRIEF-American Honda Motor says notified NHTSA of rupture of Takata airbag inflator on June 18, 2016‍​
July 10, 2017 / 5:26 PM / 12 days ago

BRIEF-American Honda Motor says notified NHTSA of rupture of Takata airbag inflator on June 18, 2016‍​

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July 10 (Reuters) - American Honda Motor Co Inc :

* American Honda Motor says has notified NHTSA of rupture of Takata driver’s airbag inflator in 2001 Honda Accord on June 18, 2016‍​

* American Honda Motor Co says the individual died the next day from injuries sustained when the airbag deployed ‍​

* American Honda Motor - Airbag rupture occurred while individual was attempting to perform unknown repairs inside vehicle while ignition switch was “on”

* American Honda Motor says has shared all of the available vehicle history information collected to date with NHTSA‍​

* American Honda Motor says will continue to cooperate with NHTSA throughout the process of the investigation

* American Honda Motor - "Difficult to determine" whether cause of individual's death was inflator rupture or interaction of hammer with deploying airbag Source text : (bit.ly/2u5H4GX) Further company coverage:

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