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Japan grounds 32 JAL and ANA jets after Boeing engine fire

Same engine family was under scrutiny after trouble on Okinawa-Tokyo flight

United Airlines Flight UA328 returns to Denver International Airport with its starboard engine on fire on Feb. 20. (Hayden Smith/@speedbird5280/Handout via Reuters)

TOKYO -- Japanese transport authorities have told domestic airlines not to fly 32 passenger jets that use the same family of engine that burst into flames over the weekend on a Boeing 777's U.S. flight, strewing debris along its path.

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