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Airport, Boutique agree to end contract


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IRONWOOD - The Gogebic-Iron County Airport will start looking for a new Essential Air Service provider after a unanimous decision Monday to terminate the current contract with Boutique Air Inc., following the second potentially life-endangering incident since January.

Passengers and other community attended the regular board meeting Monday following an incident with Boutique Air flight 834 that was departing Minneapolis for Ironwood on May 5, with five passengers and two crew, when the cargo door on the single engine Pilatus PC-12 passenger plane...