Airline grounds Dreamliners after emergency landing

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.

The All Nippon Airways flight after it landed
The All Nippon Airways flight after it landed Credit: RTV

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.

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More Dreamliners grounded

Boeing 787 Dreamliners have been grounded for safety checks in the US, India and parts of Europe. Two major Japanese airlines grounded their planes yesterday after one was forced to make an emergency landing.