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Amateur footage has emerged of the evacuation of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner in western Japan following an emergency landing.
An All Nippon Airways flight reported smoke in the cabin and a cockpit message showing battery problems. As a result the airline has grounded all of its Dreamliners.
The Boeing 787 'Dreamliners' aeroplanes have had problems reported before including:
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has said that it is monitoring the latest Boeing 787 incident, in which a plane operated by All Nippon Airways made an emergency landing after smoke was detected on the flight.
The agency which is in charge of safety of US-made aircraft said it was not taking other action but would include the incident in the comprehensive safety review of the 787 that it launched on last week.
India is reviewing the safety situation of Boeing Co Dreamliners and will also talk to component makers of the US aircraft but there are no plans to ground the planes, the aviation regulator has said.
State-owned Air India owns 6 Dreamliners.
The Japanese Transport Ministry has said that Boeing 787 jets are being grounded for safety checks after an emergency landing of a 'Dreamliner' jet earlier.
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration it is monitoring this latest Boeing 787 incident.
All Nippon Airways has said that it is grounding all 17 of its Boeing 787 jets after one Dreamliner was forced to make an emergency landing in western Japan.
An All Nippon Airways flight made an emergency landing after there were reports of smoke in the cabin and a cockpit message showing battery problems, in the latest trouble for the Boeing 787 "Dreamliner."
Details of the problem were still being checked, ANA spokesman Takuya Taniguchi said after the flight to Tokyo from Ube landed at the Takamatsu airport.