News Release

 February 19, 2010
Crowflight Closes Private Placement Financing

 CROWFLIGHT MINERALS INC. ("Crowflight" or the "Company") (TSX: CML) announces today that it has closed its previously announced private placement financing for gross proceeds of approximately Cdn$11,552,000. Crowflight has issued an aggregate of 72,200,000 common shares of the Company at a price of Cdn$0.16 per share. The net proceeds of the financing will be used to fund the continued ramp up of the Bucko Lake mine in the Thompson Nickel Belt, Manitoba and for general corporate and working capital purposes. Closing of the private placement remains subject to regulatory approvals, including final approval of the TSX.

About Crowflight Minerals
Crowflight Minerals Inc. (TSX: CML) is a Canadian junior mining company that owns the Bucko Lake Nickel Mine near Wabowden, Manitoba. The Company is also focused on nickel, copper and Platinum Group Mineral (PGM) projects in the Thompson Nickel Belt and Sudbury Basin.

Cautionary Note on Forward-Looking Information
This press release contains forward-looking statements under Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to the closing of the financing on the terms proposed; the stated use of proceeds; the Company's development potential and timetable of the Company's properties, including the Bucko Lake Project; the future price of nickel and other minerals; the timing and amount of estimated future production; capital expenditures; mining or processing issues; and environmental risks. Generally, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes", or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved". Forward-looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates of management as of the date such statements are made. Forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including but not limited to risks related to: unexpected events and delays during production; timing and availability of external financing on acceptable terms; changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined; future prices of minerals, particularly nickel; failure of plant, equipment or processes to operate as anticipated; accidents, labour disputes and other risks of the mining industry. Although management of the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

Further information is available on the Company's website at www.crowflight.com or contact:

Mark Trevisiol
President and CEO
Crowflight Minerals
Tel: (416) 861-5893

Heather Colpitts
Manager, Investor and Public Relations
Crowflight Minerals
Tel: (416) 861-5803
info@crowflight.com


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