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Trans-Pacific first for Boeing 787 Dreamliner

3 July 2011 Last updated at 16:39 BST

Boeing's long-delayed 787 aircraft has completed its maiden trans-Pacific journey, landing to a warm welcome in Japan.

Its arrival was broadcast live online and crowds of aircraft enthusiasts gathered in and around the Tokyo's Haneda Airport to see it arrive.

David Campanale reports.