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Papua New Guinea CAA grounds Airlink over safety concerns
7 June 2007

The Papua New Guinea Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has grounded Airlink Limited for four weeks. The grounding of the fleet of seven planes came into effect last May 31 following an investigation into company`s air safety operation. CAA ordered the investigation last month following a crash landing of one of its planes in Goroka and the Bureau of Accident Investigation Unit of the Transport Department carried out the audit. Airlink reported that the issues raised were in the engineering, flight and ground operations and the airline already rectified the issues raised from the investigation. (The National)