Bombardier Confirms Engine-Related Incident on CSeries FTV1 Aircraft

Fri May 30, 2014 2:46pm EDT

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Bombardier Confirms Engine-Related Incident on CSeries FTV1 Aircraft

MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - May 30, 2014) - Bombardier confirmed that late yesterday there was an engine-related incident during stationary ground maintenance testing involving the CSeries FTV1 aircraft at its facility in Mirabel, Québec.

Bombardier is investigating the incident with the support of Pratt & Whitney and the appropriate authorities. Safety is the priority, and the CSeries aircraft flight test program will resume once the investigation is completed.

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