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ANA to ground entire Dreamliner fleet: NHK

Published on Jan 16, 2013 9:51 AM
 
This file photo taken on Oct 26, 2011, shows Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner jet operated by All Nippon Airways (ANA) moving down the runway at Narita Airport, Chiba prefecture in suburban Tokyo, before takeoff. Japan's All Nippon Airways is to ground its entire fleet of 17 Dreamliners, NHK reported on Wednesday, after a 787 made an emergency landing in western Japan, the latest in a series of glitches. -- PHOTO: AFP

TOKYO (AFP) - Japan's All Nippon Airways is to ground its entire fleet of 17 Dreamliners, NHK reported on Wednesday, after a 787 made an emergency landing in western Japan, the latest in a series of glitches.

"Following the emergency landing, ANA will ground all its other 16 Dreamliners for emergency inspections," the broadcaster said in a Tweet, without citing sources.