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Aerospace & Defense

Mitsubishi jet hit with up to 20-plane cancellation from US buyer

SpaceJet suffers first withdrawal since development freeze

The delivery date for the SpaceJet has been pushed back six times due to problems in development.

TOKYO -- Japan's Mitsubishi Aircraft said Friday that a U.S. leasing company had cancelled an order for up to 20 SpaceJet passenger planes, marking the first such withdrawal since the troubled regional jet program was put on hold last fall.

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