WARSAW, Dec 6 (Reuters) - A Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by Poland's LOT airline was grounded in Chicago on Friday after strong winds on a flight from Warsaw to the United States damaged its spoiler, a LOT spokeswoman said.
"The aircraft went from Warsaw to Chicago in a very strong wind for more than 10 hours. The flight from Chicago to Warsaw was cancelled due to a spoiler damage. The reason was a very strong wind," Barbara Pijanowska-Kuras said.
The plane had been due to land back in Warsaw on Friday morning.
LOT also said that a couple of its local and European flights were cancelled on Friday due to strong winds as hurricane-force Storm Xaver swept into northern mainland Europe late Thursday.