By Jason Siu Another death has been linked to one of Takata’s faulty airbag inflators – the 11th confirmed fatality in a Honda vehicle related to the component.
This particular incident didn’t involve a moving vehicle as the exploding Takata airbag inflated when someone was trying to make repairs with a hammer. According to Detroit News, the death occurred in June 2016, involving a 2001 Honda Accord in Hialeah, Florida. The man, who was not the owner of the car, was performing repairs that involved using a hammer while the vehicle’s ignition switch was in the “on” position. The Japanese automaker said the hammer
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