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STATEMENT

IAE Statement on Spirit Airlines Flight 165

Friday, October 18, 2013

A Spirit Airlines V2500®-powered A319 bound from Dallas to Atlanta on Oct. 15, experienced an incident shortly after take-off. The plane returned to Dallas and landed safely. IAE International Aero Engines is working with the National Transportation Safety Board to assess the situation. We cannot comment on investigations.

Please direct inquiries to Eric M. Weiss, Public Affairs Officer, National Transportation Safety Board, at 202-314-6100.