Boeing's 787 Dreamliner in Trouble Again at Heathrow

An investigation is under way after an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner caught fire at Heathrow Airport in London Photorgaph by Anthony Devlin/PA Wire via AP Images

Friday was not a good day for Boeing’s new 787 Dreamliner, the plane that was grounded earlier this year after its battery packs caught fire. An Ethiopian Airlines 787 burned at London’s Heathrow Airport, temporarily scuppering flights at one of Europe’s busiest airports. Hours earlier, a Thomson Airways 787 en route from Manchester, England, to Florida dumped fuel and turned back due to a mechanical issue.

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