July 14 2011 07:08 PM

Post&Parcel-FedEx Express is facing a fine of nearly $700,000 in the United States for getting its paperwork wrong regarding the shipment of hazardous materials.

Federal aviation regulators have cited the carrier for 89 instances of failing to provide its pilots with complete and accurate information on the nature and quantity of hazardous materials loaded on their aircraft.

The alleged problems occurred between June 13 and September 4, 2009.

The Federal Aviation Administration said failing to provide the required information was a breach of US hazardous materials regulations.

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