Denver to Tokyo Dreamliner makes emergency landing in Seattle

United 787 Dreamliner

United 787 Dreamliner

SEATTLE — A United 787 Dreamliner flying from Denver to Tokyo made a safe emergency landing in Seattle Tuesday afternoon according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

The flight left Denver at 1:19 p.m. The FAA says it developed engine problems.

United Airlines issued the following statement:

“United flight 139 from Denver to Tokyo-Narita diverted to Seattle due to an indication of a problem with an oil filter. The aircraft landed normally and we are working to re-accommodate customers.”

The nonstop service from Denver to Tokyo just began last week.