A Boeing 787 Dreamliner made an emergency landing in New Orleans on Tuesday because of a mechanical problem.
The brand new United Airlines jet carrying 184 people onboard was flying from Houston to Newark, New Jersey, when it was forced to divert and land.
It came on the same day that US aviation regulators ordered the entire fleet of 787 jets to be inspected for a possible fuel line problem.
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