India "concerned" about Boeing Dreamliner glitches

NEW DELHI Fri Jan 11, 2013 11:24am IST

A man works near a Japan Airlines' Boeing Co's 787 plane at New Tokyo international airport in Narita, east of Tokyo Janauary 9, 2013. REUTERS/Shohei Miyano/Files

A man works near a Japan Airlines' Boeing Co's 787 plane at New Tokyo international airport in Narita, east of Tokyo Janauary 9, 2013.

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is "concerned" about the recent glitches in Boeing Co's (BA.N) 787 Dreamliner jets and is awaiting a safety report by the National Transportation Safety Board, a senior government official said on Friday.

The Dreamliner jet had three technical mishaps in as many days this month, including an electrical fire that caused severe damage to a plane. U.S. transportation authorities are launching a review of the Dreamliner, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday.

State-controlled Air India has ordered 27 Dreamliners.

(Reporting by Anurag Kotoky; Editing by Ryan Woo)

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