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JAL Dreamliner flight makes emergency landing in Honolulu

Published on Mar 9, 2014 6:37 PM
 
 Japan Airlines (JAL) Boeing 787 Dreamliner leaving the gate at Narita international airport in Chiba prefecture, suburban Tokyo on Jan 15, 2014. Japan Airlines (JAL) said on Sunday its Dreamliner flight from Tokyo to San Francisco made an emergency landing in Honolulu, reportedly due to a possible problem with its hydraulic system. -- FILE PHOTO: AFP

TOKYO (AFP) - Japan Airlines (JAL) said on Sunday its Dreamliner flight from Tokyo to San Francisco made an emergency landing in Honolulu, reportedly due to a possible problem with its hydraulic system.

The pilot of flight JL002, carrying 171 passengers and crew, decided to divert to Hawaii after a warning message about falling pressure of lubricant oil in its right engine, according to Japanese national broadcaster NHK.

NHK said that there was no fire and no injuries.

In a short statement on its website, JAL said the jet had landed in Honolulu due to "maintenance issues".

 
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