TOKYO, January 16 (Itar-Tass) — The Japanese air company JAL cancelled a scheduled flight of the airliner Boeing-787 (Dreamliner) from Tokyo to Moscow. The JAL head office told Itar-Tass the air corporation has taken the decision over a breakdown onboard another airliner of the same model.
The flight JL-441 cancelled on Wednesday was to traffic about 140 people from the Japanese capital to Moscow. The arrival of the airliner was expected at 16:00 Moscow time in the Moscow airport Domodedovo.
The air company refused to report whether a next flight scheduled for Friday will be made in the Russian capital. JAL makes flights in Moscow on Sundays as well.
The airliner Boeing-787 of another leading Japanese air company All Nippon Airways has made an emergency landing at the airport of the Japanese city Takamatsu on Wednesday. The commander of the airliner has made this step after the detector showed the accumulation problem and the traces of smoking appeared inside the airliner. The airliner was carrying 137 people, after the emergency landing they were evacuated with the inflatable escape chutes.
This incident was already the seventh one with the airliners Boeing-787 from the beginning of the previous week. After the Wednesday incident the air companies JAL and All Nippon Airways decided to stop urgently the flights of all 24 airliners that they had for technical checks.