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Boeing 787 safety checks review

Aviation regulators in America have ordered urgent safety checks on Boeing's new 787 Dreamliner. It follows concerns that some fuel line connectors have not been properly installed. The plane is due to start flying from Heathrow next week.

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Two airlines experienced Boeing 787 fuel leaks

The Boeing Dreamliner safety checks were ordered after two non-US carriers experienced fuel leaks.

Japan's All Nippon Airways said it had reported a fuel leak to the FAA and Boeing on Sunday.

ANA spokesman Yoichi Uchida said the carrier found the fuel leak on October 23.

He said the airline completed inspections of all 16 ANA Dreamliners on Sunday, and that the work did not interrupt scheduling.

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