Kyoto, Japan. 22nd January, 2013. Officials from Japan's Transport Ministry visit the Kyoto-based headquarters of battery maker GS Yuasa on Tuesday – the second visit in two days – as part of its investigation into problems with Boeing's currently-grounded 787 Dreamliner aircraft. The probe comes after an overheating battery caused an emergency landing in Japan last week and a fire in one of the plane’s battery compartments at Boston Logan International Airport on January 7, 2013.

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Kyoto, Japan. 22nd January, 2013. Officials from Japan's Transport Ministry visit the Kyoto-based headquarters of battery maker GS Yuasa on Tuesday – the second visit in two days – as part of its investigation into problems with Boeing's currently-grounded 787 Dreamliner aircraft. The probe comes after an overheating battery caused an emergency landing in Japan last week and a fire in one of the plane’s battery compartments at Boston Logan International Airport on January 7, 2013.
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The central tower of the GS Yuasa plant in Kyoto, Japan. The company makes the lithium-ion battery at the centre of investigations regarding problems with Boeing's 787 Dreamliner aircraft.