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Triumph Group, Inc. Announces New President at Nu-Tech Industries

WAYNE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 14, 2003--Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE:TGI) today announced that David Soper has been named President of Nu-Tech Industries, Inc. in Grandview, Missouri.

Richard C. Ill, President and CEO of Triumph Group, in making the announcement said: "David Soper's experience within the aerospace industry will help Nu-Tech continue to build its capabilities and product offerings to its various customers and further the business objectives of the Triumph Aerospace Systems Group."

Soper joined Nu-Tech in 1997 and was Operations Manager at the time of his promotion.

Soper is a 1988 graduate of Oklahoma State University. He served in the US Army as a commissioned officer, including service in the Persian Gulf. Following military service, he was employed in a variety of sales, contracts and production positions within the aviation industry.

Soper will remain at Nu-Tech's operating facility in Grandview, Missouri and report to Jeffry Frisby, President of Triumph Aerospace Systems Group.

Triumph Group, Inc. headquartered in Wayne, Pennsylvania, designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls aircraft components and industrial gas turbine components and accessories.

The Company serves a broad, worldwide spectrum of the aviation industry, including commercial airlines and air cargo carriers, as well as original equipment manufacturers of aircraft and aircraft components and power generation equipment. The Company also distributes, processes and fabricates metal products.

More information about Triumph can be found on the World Wide Web Site at http://www.triumphgroup.com.

Statements which are not historical facts, are forward-looking statements under the provision of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties including statements regarding the outlook for continued opportunities for future growth.

The company wishes to caution readers that several important factors could affect the company's actual results and could cause its actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any forward looking statements made by, or on behalf of, the company.

Further information regarding the important factors that could cause actual results to differ from projected results can be found in Triumph's reports filed with the SEC, including our Form 10-K for the year ended March 31, 2002.

CONTACT: Triumph Group, Inc., Wayne John Bartholdson, 610/251-1000 jbartholdson@triumphgroup.com SOURCE: Triumph Group, Inc.