TOKYO Jan 14 Japan's transport ministry said on
Monday it has launched an investigation into the causes behind
two fuel leaks on a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner jet owned by
Japan Airlines Co (JAL).
Over the weekend, the JAL jet, which was undergoing checks
in Japan following a fuel leak at Boston airport last week,
leaked fuel during tests. Both of the leaks were due to separate
On Friday, the U.S. government started a wide-ranging review
of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner, citing concern over a battery that
caught fire last week, also on a JAL plane, and other problems.
The government and Boeing insisted the passenger jet remained
safe to fly.