Senator’s wife cleared of endangering safety of plane charge

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August 29, 2012 – Globe and Mail

Maygan Sensenberger, wife of Liberal Senator Rod Zimmer, is no longer accused of endangering an airplane’s safety because prosecutors say they don’t have enough evidence to pursue that offence.

Last Thursday, Saskatoon police met an Air Canada flight when it landed at the city’s airport, having received a call from crew about a disruptive passenger. Police say Ms. Sensenberger and Mr. Zimmer were embroiled in an argument that began shortly after the plane took off and escalated in tone and volume until Ms. Sensenberger allegedly threatened to kill her husband and take down the plane.

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