(CBS DETROIT) – The company hired to fly Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to Florida, is not authorized to operate chartered flights, according to the Detroit Free Press.
This is the aircraft Whitmer’s office confirmed she flew on back in March.READ MORE: CDC: New Listeria Outbreak Tied To 23 Illnesses, 1 Death
A spokesperson for the FAA says Air Eagle LLC does not have the certification chartered companies are required to have.READ MORE: Red Wings Hire Lightning Assistant Derek Lalonde As Coach
The Detroit-based company could face civil penalties.
This comes after Republican lawmakers criticized the governor for taking the trip amid state COVID-19 restrictions.MORE NEWS: Troubling Arsenic Levels Found At Some Detroit Demolition Sites
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