Pratt And Mitsubishi Probe MRJ Engine Shutdown

LOS ANGELES—Flight tests of Mitsubishi Aircraft’s MRJ regional-jet flight-test fleet have been temporarily suspended, pending the outcome of investigations into the inflight shutdown of an engine on one of the prototypes during a flight off the Pacific coast of Oregon Aug. 21.

The aircraft, JA22MJ, the second MRJ built (and known to Mitsubishi as FTV-2), was conducting flight tests in restricted airspace west of Oregon when the incident took place. According to the manufacturer …

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