Aviation media advisory 2009

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada Releases its Final Investigation Report into the Helicopter Crash in Cranbrook, British Columbia

(Gatineau, Quebec, December 2, 2009) - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will be available to the media on December 3, 2009 to make public the TSB investigation report (A08P0125) into the helicopter crash in Cranbrook, British Columbia, on May 13, 2008.

The Regional Manager - Air Investigations, Pacific Region and the Investigator in Charge will be available to answer questions and provide interviews on site. Mr. Yves Jolicoeur, Senior Investigator - Air Investigations, will be available by telephone to answer questions in French.

When:

Starting at 10 a.m. Pacific time on December 3, 2009

Who:

Mr. Bill Yearwood, Regional Manager - Air Investigations, Pacific Region
Mr. Damien Lawson, Investigator in Charge

Where:

The Srathcona Room
Four Seasons Hotel
791 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia

For French Interview:

Mr. Yves Jolicoeur, Senior Investigator - Air Investigations (by telephone)

To schedule an interview:

Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Media Relations
Telephone: 819-994-8053

The report will be posted, at the same time, on this site.


The TSB is an independent agency that investigates marine, pipeline, railway and aviation transportation occurrences. Its sole aim is the advancement of transportation safety. It is not the function of the Board to assign fault or determine civil or criminal liability.

For more information, contact:
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Media Relations
Telephone: 819-994-8053
Email: media@tsb.gc.ca