JAL Dreamliner flight makes emergency landing in Honolulu
Published on Mar 9, 2014 6:37 PM
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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