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Citing fire risk, FAA grounds Dreamliners

Order follows emergency landing in Japan

The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday grounded Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner because of a potential risk of fire from its batteries, following an emergency landing of an All Nippon plane in Japan caused by a malfunctioning battery.

That followed last week’s battery fire in an empty Japan Airlines Dreamliner in Boston.

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