(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: Michigan Lawmakers Announce Bills After Opioid Deaths Spike
A spokesperson for the FAA says Air Eagle LLC does not have the certification chartered companies are required to have.READ MORE: Child Tax Credit: What Will The Revised Credit Mean For Families?
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: Beaumont Wayne To Open Newly Expanded Breast Care Center June 28, Offering Advanced Screening, Diagnostic Technology
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