Engine trouble forces ANA Dreamliner back to KL


TOKYO: An All Nippon Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner was forced to return to Kuala Lumpur Monday due to engine trouble, the Japanese airline said, the latest incident for the aircraft that has been plagued by setbacks. The plane carrying 203 passengers and 11 crew members left Kuala Lumpur airport at 8:09 am local time (0009 GMT) but landed back there safely at 9:27 am as the right engine exhaust temperature jumped, according to ANA spokesman Shoichiro Horii. The plane was scheduled to arrive at Narita airport at 3:15 pm local time. The Dreamliner, built largely with lightweight composite materials that reduce fuel use, has been hit by a series of problems during development and production as well as since its first commercial flight in late 2011.



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  1. If Boeing is having a lot of production problems and Airbus has the worst incidents of airline crashes, why not try Embraer or other airline companies?