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JAL probes 787 battery smoke seen before flight

One of eight cells found venting liquid through safety valve during maintenance

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Continuing woes: The latest incident involving a JAL 787 comes a year after a fire on one of the carrier's jets helped spur the grounding of the global fleet. - PHOTO: AFP

[TOKYO] Japan Airlines Co (JAL) is investigating what caused a battery on a Boeing Co 787 Dreamliner to smoke during pre-flight maintenance, a year after a fire on one of the carrier's jets helped spur the grounding of the global fleet.

Mechanics found that one of eight battery cells had

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