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Boeing Dreamliners grounded worldwide on battery checks

A 787 Dreamliner jet painted in All Nippon Airways (ANA) of Japan livery, sits idle on the tarmac parking at Paine Field in Everett, Washington, January 17, 2013. Airlines scrambled to rearrange flights as Europe, Japan, Qatar and India joined the United States in grounding Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner passenger jets while battery-related problems are investigated. REUTERS/Anthony Bolante

A 787 Dreamliner jet painted in All Nippon Airways (ANA) of Japan livery, sits idle on the tarmac parking at Paine Field in Everett, Washington, January 17, 2013. Airlines scrambled to rearrange flights as Europe, Japan, Qatar and India joined the...more

A 787 Dreamliner jet painted in All Nippon Airways (ANA) of Japan livery, sits idle on the tarmac parking at Paine Field in Everett, Washington, January 17, 2013. Airlines scrambled to rearrange flights as Europe, Japan, Qatar and India joined the United States in grounding Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner passenger jets while battery-related problems are investigated. REUTERS/Anthony Bolante
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A 787 Dreamliner sits idle on the tarmac parking at Paine Field in Everett, Washington, January 17, 2013. REUTERS/Anthony Bolante

A 787 Dreamliner sits idle on the tarmac parking at Paine Field in Everett, Washington, January 17, 2013. REUTERS/Anthony Bolante

A 787 Dreamliner sits idle on the tarmac parking at Paine Field in Everett, Washington, January 17, 2013. REUTERS/Anthony Bolante
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A 787 Dreamliner jet painted in Royal Air Maroc livery, sits idle on the tarmac parking at Paine Field in Everett, Washington, January 17, 2013. REUTERS/Anthony Bolante

A 787 Dreamliner jet painted in Royal Air Maroc livery, sits idle on the tarmac parking at Paine Field in Everett, Washington, January 17, 2013. REUTERS/Anthony Bolante

A 787 Dreamliner jet painted in Royal Air Maroc livery, sits idle on the tarmac parking at Paine Field in Everett, Washington, January 17, 2013. REUTERS/Anthony Bolante
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Grounds crew wave at an All Nippon Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner as it departs San Jose International Airport for Tokyo in San Jose, California in this file photo taken January 11, 2013. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith/Files

Grounds crew wave at an All Nippon Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner as it departs San Jose International Airport for Tokyo in San Jose, California in this file photo taken January 11, 2013. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith/Files

Grounds crew wave at an All Nippon Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner as it departs San Jose International Airport for Tokyo in San Jose, California in this file photo taken January 11, 2013. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith/Files
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An advertisement of Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner jet is seen at New Tokyo international airport in Narita, east of Tokyo Janauary 9, 2013. REUTERS/Shohei Miyano

An advertisement of Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner jet is seen at New Tokyo international airport in Narita, east of Tokyo Janauary 9, 2013. REUTERS/Shohei Miyano

An advertisement of Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner jet is seen at New Tokyo international airport in Narita, east of Tokyo Janauary 9, 2013. REUTERS/Shohei Miyano
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An All Nippon Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner takes off at San Jose International Airport for Tokyo in San Jose, California in this January 11, 2013 file photograph. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith/Files

An All Nippon Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner takes off at San Jose International Airport for Tokyo in San Jose, California in this January 11, 2013 file photograph. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith/Files

An All Nippon Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner takes off at San Jose International Airport for Tokyo in San Jose, California in this January 11, 2013 file photograph. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith/Files
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The burnt auxiliary power unit battery removed from a Japan Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet is seen in this picture provided by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and obtained by Reuters on January 15, 2013. REUTERS/U.S. National Transportation Safety Board/Handout

The burnt auxiliary power unit battery removed from a Japan Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet is seen in this picture provided by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and obtained by Reuters on January 15, 2013. REUTERS/U.S. National...more

The burnt auxiliary power unit battery removed from a Japan Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet is seen in this picture provided by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and obtained by Reuters on January 15, 2013. REUTERS/U.S. National Transportation Safety Board/Handout
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