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Boeing Dreamliner catches fire in Boston

Japan Airlines has confirmed that a fire broke out in one of its Boeing 787 Dreamliners shortly after landing in Boston, following a flight from Tokyo.

The fire started after a battery in the jet's auxiliary power system overheated. The airline said that no passengers or crew members were hurt.

It is the latest setback for the Dreamliner, after production delays and several technical problems.

  • 08 Jan 2013
  • From the section World