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Boutique Air door opens on takeoff


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IRONWOOD — Boutique Air, Inc. is reporting there were no injuries or damage to a plane after a door opened during takeoff on Wednesday in Minneapolis.

Boutique Air flight 834 to Ironwood was departing Minneapolis on schedule at 2:40 p.m., with five passengers and a crew of two, according to Tom Warren, vice president of business development for Boutique Air. The single engine Pilatus PC-12 commercial passenger plane was reportedly taking off when the door opened.

“The cargo door opened while the airplane was on the runway,” Warren said. “The plane...