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Dreamliner fire alert

A fresh blow for U.S. planemaker Boeing. One of its 787 Dreamliners operated by Ethiopian Airlines caught fire at Britain's Heathrow Airport Friday. Television footage showed an area on the fuselage that appeared to be scorched. Heathrow briefly closed both its runways to tame the fire which broke out while the plane was parked at a remote stand. No passengers were aboard. The latest incident comes only months after the Dreamliner returned to service. Boeing was forced to ground the new planes in January after batteries caught fire on two of its jets in a span of two weeks. Federal regulators approved the Dreamliner's return to service in April. Boeing said that it had people on the ground working to understand the cause of fire. While the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said it was in contact with Boeing. The Dreamliner, considered to be a game changer for Boeing, was being closely watched to see if it could fly incident free. It has faced nearly a decade

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