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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152371
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B788 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner
Owner/operator:Japan Airlines - JAL
Registration: JA824J
C/n / msn: 34834/27
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Boston-Logan International Airport, MA (BOS/KBOS) -   United States of America
Phase: Taxi
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Boston-Logan International Airport, MA (BOS/KBOS)
Destination airport:Tokyo-Narita Airport (NRT/RJAA)
As the Dreamliner prepared for takeoff it was noticed that about 40 gallons of fuel had spilled from one of its wing tanks at the gate. The plane was contacted before takeoff and it returned to the terminal without incident.

After a quick health check, flight JL7 departed about 4 hours late.



Photo of JA824J courtesy

Helsinki - Vantaa (EFHK / HEL)
6 September 2014; (c) Pertti Sipilš

Revision history:

09-Jan-2013 02:23 eodogs Added
09-Jan-2013 02:26 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Narrative]
11-Jan-2013 07:55 harro Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]
11-Jan-2013 07:55 harro Updated [[Location, Departure airport, Destination airport]]

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