Polish LOT Dreamliner grounded in Chicago due to wind damage

Reuters

WARSAW, Dec 6 (Reuters) - A Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by Poland's LOT airline was grounded inChicago on Friday after strong winds on a flight from Warsaw tothe United States damaged its spoiler, a LOT spokeswoman said.

"The aircraft went from Warsaw to Chicago in a very strongwind for more than 10 hours. The flight from Chicago to Warsawwas cancelled due to a spoiler damage. The reason was a verystrong wind," Barbara Pijanowska-Kuras said.

The plane had been due to land back in Warsaw on Fridaymorning.

LOT also said that a couple of its local and Europeanflights were cancelled on Friday due to strong winds ashurricane-force Storm Xaver swept into northern mainland Europelate Thursday.

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