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Brake problems ground Boeing 787 Dreamliner in Japan

posted 9 Jan 2013, 06:33 by Sam Mbale   [ updated 9 Jan 2013, 06:33 ]

Japan's All Nippon Airways (ANA) cancels Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight in western Japan due to brake problems.

UBE, YAMAGUCHI PREFECTURE, JAPAN (MUTE) (JANUARY 9, 2013) (TBS) - Japan's All Nippon Airways (ANA) cancelled a Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight scheduled to from fly from Yamaguchi prefecture in western Japan to Tokyo on Wednesday (January 9) due to brake problems, a company official said.

The mishap adds to a series of setbacks for the new aircraft this week.

On Tuesday (January 8) a fuel leak forced a 787 operated by ANA rival Japan Airlines to cancel takeoff atBoston's Logan International Airport, a day after an electrical fire on another 787 after a JAL flight toBoston from Tokyo.