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Bombardier CSeries woes grow as engine failure halts test

This is latest setback for model already plagued by delays and rising costs

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Struggling to take off: Orders for Bombardier's CSeries haven't met the planemaker's target, and few major airlines have embraced a jet that the company bills as a challenger to Boeing Co and Airbus Group NV aircraft. - PHOTO: BLOOMBERG

[MONTREAL] With the debut of its newest, biggest jet already running late, the last thing Bombardier Inc needed was another problem. One arrived anyway after an engine on the CSeries caught fire during ground tests, adding to the setbacks for a model already plagued by delays and rising