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Qatar Airways Dreamliner grounded since Monday: source

A 787 Boeing Dreamliner belonging to Qatar Airways was grounded in Doha for several days after a problem with an electrical panel, an industry source said on Friday.

A Qatar Airways spokesman in London said the company "is aware of a very minor incident which has been resolved" and refused to comment further or provide details.

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Boeing also refused to comment.

The industry source said the plane had been out of service since Monday, after the panel apparently overheated.

Boeing's Dreamliner has suffered from a string of problems since coming into service in September 2011, including a three-month grounding at the start of this year and a fire on board an empty Ethiopian Airlines plane at London's Heathrow airport this month.

by Delphine TOUITOU © 2013 AFP

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Published on ASDNews: Jul 26, 2013


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