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Jet fire 'not linked' to batteries

There is no evidence of a direct link between the Boeing 787 Dreamliner's batteries and a fire at Heathrow Airport on Friday, investigators said. The planes were grounded after two separate incidents concerning batteries earlier this year.

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Ethiopian Airlines to continue operating Dreamliners

Ethiopian Airlines said it would continue to operate its fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliners after one of them caught fire at Heathrow airport.

Emergency services surround the plane.

The company's public relations department said: "We have not grounded any of our aircraft. The incident at Heathrow happened while the plane was on the ground and had been for more than eight hours and was not related to flight safety."

Asked whether the airline has determined the cause of the fire, Ethiopian Airlines said: "There is no new development. No safety issue. The incident is being investigated to determine cause of smoke."

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