News Release

 May 13, 2004
Crowflight Identifies Deep Geophysical Anomalies for Potential Massive Sulphides at AER Kidd Property in the Sudbury Basin

 TORONTO, ONTARIO - CROWFLIGHT MINERALS INC. (TSX Venture Exchange: CML) announces that drilling and geophysical results to date indicate a significant potential for massive sulphide mineralization at depth below the initial target level being drill tested on its 100% owned AER Kidd Property in the Sudbury Basin.

Crowflight has now completed 13,000 metres of diamond drilling in 22 holes within the Phase 1 program to test a series of Magnetotelluric (MT) geophysical anomalies along a 1 kilometre segment of the Worthington Offset Dyke (Figure 1 Longitudinal Section). The targets were interpreted to be conductive sulphide lenses, potentially similar to Totten-type sulphide lenses between 300 and 1,000 metre vertical depth from surface.

To date, eight (8) of the 22 core drill holes completed have intersected sulphide-bearing Quartz Diorite (QD) of the Offset (DDH-WO-01, 03AW1, 03AW4, 04, 04W1, 05, 06 and 07). Another 10 core drill holes did not intersect the QD (DDH-WO-02A, 02AW1, 02AW2, 03A, 03AW2, 03AW3, 04W2, 07A, 08 and 09) due to the QD being cut-off by gabbro dykes, displaced by faults or oriented differently than predicted. A further four (4) core drill holes had to be abandoned (DDH-WO-02, 03, 07W1 and 07AW1) due to excessive deviation prior to reaching the intended sulphide target. Core drill hole statistics and significant assays are appended as Tables 1 and 2, respectively.

Phoenix Geophysics Limited of Toronto, Ontario recently completed an MT geophysical survey over an unsurveyed segment of the property, at Perch Lake, covering 500 metres of prime strike length of the Worthington Offset Dyke. 3-D geological modeling and interpretation of all the drill hole and preliminary results from the geophysical data confirms the previous MT anomalies on the property and indicates new and stronger responses under Perch Lake :

- The data shows a strong anomaly from a depth of 600 meters to greater than 1000 meters (MT geophysical anomaly "H"). The orientation of the anomaly is consistent with the dip and the known orientation of the massive sulphide hosting QD.

- A second, very large MT geophysical anomaly ("I") was also detected under Perch Lake. This anomaly has the strongest electromagnetic response on the property, estimated by Phoenix to be ten times stronger than anomaly "C". This target is at an indicated depth of 1,500 meters.

- The combined geophysical and geological evidence points to one or more significant conductive bodies below 1,000 metres vertical depth in the Rosen and Perch Lake sectors of the AER Kidd Property.

Crowflight is planning an initial series of diamond drill holes (DDH-WO-10, 11 and 12) to test both the Perch Lake and Rosen-Robinson deep MT geophysical anomalies. Results from this drilling will dictate the next series of holes.

"All of the evidence for potential massive sulphide mineralization is pointing to vertical depths beyond 1,000 metres, which is consistent with the mineralization at Inco's neighbouring Totten Deposit located at depths between 900 and 1,500 metres ", stated John Buckle, P. Geo., Crowflight's geophysics consultant. " The disseminated and stringer sulphides intersected in the drilling to date, coinciding with the "fingers-style" MT geophysical anomalies is suggestive of more marginal or halo style mineralization surrounding or capping potentially more massive sulphide mineralization at depth. "

Jean Lafleur, P. Geol., President and CEO stated "The core drilling at AER Kidd has progressed technically very well considering the depth of holes and the rock structures that had to be intersected in all holes in order to reach mineralized QD. Sulphide mineralization has been intersected in all core drill holes that reached the QD, and now we understand much better the significance of the types of sulphide mineralization in the QD and need to apply this knowledge to our model " Mr. Lafleur further noted that: "The use of advanced geophysics (MT, in-hole TEM and UTEM), longitudinal drilling and 3-D geological modeling is enabling Crowflight to vector-in towards potential massive sulphide bodies. The location of these massive sulphides may be deeper than what was originally anticipated at the start of the drill program in Q4-2003."

Crowflight Minerals is a Canadian junior mining exploration company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange focused on Nickel-Copper-PGM's exploration in the Sudbury Basin. The company currently has a land package of over 175 square kilometers containing six highly prospective properties located in the Basin - AER Kidd, Airport Property (joint venture with Millstream Mines Ltd.), Marble Mountain Option, Copenhagen Option, Mystery Offset Dyke and Peter's Roost. A $2.5 million drilling program is currently underway at AER-Kidd, while more early stage exploration is taking place on the other properties. The AER-Kidd property is located on the Worthington Offset between Inco's Totten Deposit (10.1 million tonnes grading 1.5 % Ni, 2.0 % Cu and 4.8 g/t PGE's) and prospective McIntyre Project.

Statements in this release that are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Readers are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance and that actual developments or results may vary materially from those in these "forward-looking statements". The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Table 1. Drill hole statistics from the AER-Kidd Phase 1 program
to date.

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DDH#     COORD.    AZ/DIP   LENGTH(a)  NET       CUMULA-   COMMENTS
WO3      Easting,  degrees  metres     LENGTH(b) TIVE NET            
series   Northing                      metres    LENGTH              
metres                                                               
                                                                     
01      466686     317 / -75  983.0    983.0     983.0     QD, 
        5137215                                             sulphides
02      466434     150 / -75   145.4    145.4     1,128.4   Abandoned
        5137983                                                 
02A     466434     128 / -75  1,055.0  1,055.0   2,183.4   No  QD, 
        5137983                                             gabbro
02AW1   466546     168 / -68  1,532.0  672.0     2,855.4   No  QD, 
        5137786                                             sediments
02AW2   466530     155 / -75  1,101.0  451.0     3,306.4   No  QD, 
        5137848                                             sediments
03      466965     284 / -80  98.6     98.6      3,405.0   Abandoned
        5137469                                                 
03A     466965     296 / -76  887.4    887.4     4,292.4   No  QD, 
        5137469                                             gabbro
03AW1   466867     310 / -74  966.5    466.5     4,758.9   QD, 
        5137522                                             sulphides
03AW2   466890     296 / -75  1,024.0  637.0     5,395.9   No  QD, 
        5137505                                             gabbro
03AW3   466906     300 / -76  421.0    421.0     5,816.9   No  QD, 
        5137494                                             gabbro
03AW4   466906     300 / -77  852.0    572.0     6,388.9   QD, 
        5137949                                             sulphides
04      467297     298 / -78  1,203.0  1,203.0   7,591.9   QD, 
        5137419                                             sulphides
04W1    467209     311 / -68  1,201.0  801.0     8,392.9   QD, 
        5137484                                             sulphides
04W2    467209     311 / -67  1,208.0  809.0     9,201.9   No  QD, 
        5137483                                             gabbro
05      467248     222 / -65  531.0    531.0     9,732.9   QD, 
        5138131                                             sulphides
06      466657     172 / -85  160.5    160.5     9,893.4   QD, 
        5137715                                             sulphides,
                                                            abandoned
07      467248     222 / -73  342.0    342.0     10,235.4  QD, 
        5138131                                             sulphides
07W1    467211     239 / -70  277.5    277.5     10,512.9  Abandoned
        5138105                                                 
07A     467248     219 / -73  537.0    537.0     11,049.9  No QD, 
        5138131                                             sediments
07AW1   467225     231 / -70  141.5    41.5      11,091.4  Abandoned
        5138109                                                 
08      466657     172 / -80  947.0    947.0     12,038.4  No QD, 
        5137715                                             sediments
08W1    466660     191 / -81  695.0    394.0     12,432.4  In 
        5137666                                             progress
09      467248     217 / -75  800.0    768.0     13,200.4  No QD, 
        5138131                                             sediments
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(a) Full drill hole length from surface, including wedged portion to
end of hole
(b) Drill hole metreage to end of hole taken from downhole wedge
position

Table 2. Significant assay results from drill holes intersecting the
QD are listed as follows : 

DDH#       FROM      TO      LENGTH          Cu     Ni     Pt     Pd
                             (metres)         %      %      g/t    g/t

01(1)      931.1     932.8    1.7    
(1) refer to Press Release dated December 5, 2003 for details.

03AW1(2)   842.0     861.2    19.2(9.8(3))   0.48   0.80   0.44   0.58
     incl. 844.2     852.4    8.3            0.56   1.46   0.58   0.74

(2) refer to Press Release dated February 5, 2004 for details.
(3) true width interval

04         1,123.3   1,124.2  0.9            0.31   0.17   0.37   0.42

05         264.0     268.0    4.0            0.28   0.32   0.34   0.42
           272.6     284.0    11.4           0.41   0.22   0.13   0.11
     incl. 276.3     277.3    1.0            2.73   0.35   0.21   0.08
           305.7     308.4    2.7            0.34   0.20   0.20   0.20



FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Crowflight Minerals Inc.
Jean Lafleur, P. Geo.
President and CEO
Cell (514)794-3633
www.crowflight.com

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