Boeing Dreamliner returning to Boston after mechanical alert

BOSTON, July 18 Thu Jul 18, 2013 6:16pm EDT

BOSTON, July 18 (Reuters) - A Boeing Co. 787 Dreamliner plane operated by Japan Airlines is returning to Boston's Logan International Airport due to a mechanical indicator alert, airport spokesman Richard Walsh said.

"The pilot decided to turn back out of an abundance of caution," Walsh told Reuters, after CNBC reported the flight change.

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