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Missinippi Airways can again take to the skies

Sept. 6, 2011, Winnipeg - Transport Canada has reinstated a Manitoba airline's air operator certificate after suspending it earlier this summer.


September 6, 2011
By Carey Fredericks

The regulator took action against Missinippi Airways after inspecting a crash which killed a man in July.

The man died when a small commercial plane slid off a runway into a ravine and caught fire in the remote northern community of Pukatawagan, about 800 kilometres north of Winnipeg.

The reinstatement is effective immediately and follows the approval and implementation of the company's corrective action plans.

A company cannot provide commercial air services in Canada without the certificate.

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