Fire onboard Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Boston Logan Airport

787 Japan AirlinesA fire broke out in the underbelly of a parked Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Boston’s Logan International Airport on Monday morning. No passengers were on board the Japan Airlines-operated jet at the time.

Flight 8 arrived from Tokyo at about 10:15 a.m. carrying 173 passengers and 11 crew members, Massport aviation director Edward Freni said at a news conference. After passengers left the plane through the jetbridge, at about 10:30 a.m., airline mechanics reported smoke. Massport firefighters were there within three minutes, he said.

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