All Japan news Airlines (JAL) said on Sunday that one of its Dreamliner flights had to make an emergency landing in Honolulu, due to a possible problem with its hydraulic system. The plane was flying from Tokyo to San Francisco.
The pilot of flight JL002, carrying 171 passengers and crew, decided to divert to Hawaii after a warning message about falling pressure of lubricant oil in its right engine, according to All Japan newsese national broadcaster NHK.
NHK said that there was no fire and no injuries.
In a short statement on its website, JAL said the jet had landed in Honolulu due to “maintenance issues”.
“This flight terminated its operation at Honolulu International Airport,” the announcement said, according to the international press.
No comments could be obtained so far from the All Japan news Airlines officials.
Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner had more problems during the last two years, including a global grounding of its fleet over battery system problems.
Boeing admitted that despite months of testing it did not know the root cause of the battery problems, but rolled out modifications it said would ensure the issue did not recur.