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Fifth delay in Mitsubishi jet delivery -- it's official, almost

Group chief speaks of challenges facing Japan's first homegrown jet

TOKYO -- Work on the first homegrown Japanese commercial jetliner has suffered a series of setbacks, with delivery certain to be delayed a fifth time.

Shunichi Miyanaga, president of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, recently told media outlets including The Nikkei that the group "is carefully reviewing the delivery time" for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet under development by group member Mitsubishi Aircraft. His remark effectively confirmed yet another delay.

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