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Fourth MRJ prototype arrives in Washington state for tests

All four planes to undergo airworthiness testing

Mitsubishi Regional Jet

NAGOYA, Japan -- Mitsubishi Aircraft's MRJ passenger jet prototype No. 3 has touched down in the U.S. state of Washington, where it will be tested for airworthiness, the Japanese company announced Monday.

The plane joins three other prototypes of the Mitsubishi Regional Jet, Japan's first homegrown commercial jetliner, that had arrived previously. All four prototypes will undergo testing in the western U.S. state.

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