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Boeing will take $2 billion hit to earnings for 3 jet programs

Landing gear for a 747-8 stand beside a 747 at the final assembly factory in Everett Washington.

Boeing said Thursday it will take more than $2 billion in after-tax write-offs on three jet programs — the 787, 747 and KC-46 Air Force refueling tanker. Before taxes, the charges amount to $3 billion.

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