• Boeing 787 makes unscheduled landing at Sea-Tac

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    A Boeing 787 had to make an unscheduled landing at Sea-Tac International Airport Tuesday afternoon because of a problem with an oil filter. 

    United Flight 139 from Denver to Tokyo-Narita shortly after 4 p.m. The aircraft landed normally, and United was working to accommodate 210 passengers on board.

    Passengers were asked to stay overnight in Seattle and take a 9 a.m. flight Wednesday morning. A passenger on the flight tweeted that the United pilot said the engine was "not operating optimally," and the plane started dumping fuel.

    United started the Denver to Tokyo-Narita route on June 10. This story will be updated.

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