The federal government grounded Boeing’s newest and most technologically advanced jetliner Wednesday, declaring that U.S. airlines cannot fly the 787 again until the risk of battery fires is addressed.
Federal investigators are looking into the latest setback for a plane seen by many industry experts as the future of commercial aviation.
United Airlines flew its brand new 787 Dreamliner to the West Coast Friday, landing at Los Angeles International Airport for the first time.
The 787 Dreamliner made its first stop in California on a worldwide tour showcasing the cutting-edge aircraft.
Gov. Jerry Brown is among those set to greet the airliner when it stops in Long Beach on Wednesday.