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TOKYO, October 10 (Itar-Tass) - Japan Airlines’ Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet was forced to return to Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport due to the lavatory failure, the Japan Airlines’ authorities said on Thursday, October 10.
On Wednesday, October 9, the jet made a regular flight (JL 442) on the route between Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport and Narita Airport (Tokyo).
Preliminary reports say during the flight, the electronic lavatory system failed.
The crew decided to return two hours after the jet took off. There were 151 passengers aboard the jet, which made the landing at 11:00 p.m. at Moscow’s Airport of Domodedovo. At present, specialists clarify reasons for the failure.
This is not the first incident related to the Dreamliner jets. At the end of August the JAL jet, which made the flight on the route between Narita and San Diego (California, the United States) was forced to return to Tokyo due to the malfunction of one of the wing’s elements.