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Kuwait suspends H225M deliveries pending investigation

14th February 2020 - 12:00 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


The Kuwait MoD has decided to stop receiving further deliveries of the Airbus H225M Caracal heavy-lift helicopter, following the discovery of technical faults on two of the aircraft.

By way of investigating the matter, the MoD has established a technical committee that will be responsible for examining the causes of the aircraft issues and ensure future models are not prone to similar faults.

Only once a report on the faults from Airbus and findings by the technical committee are published will the MoD resume deliveries again, according to translated text from a series of social media posts by the ministry

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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