Aviation media advisory 2010

TSB Releases Final Investigation Report on the Crash of a Grumman G-21A on Thormanby Island, British Columbia

(Gatineau, Quebec, September 20, 2010) – The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a media availability on September 22, 2010, to make public the TSB investigation report (A08P0353) into the fatal crash on Thormanby Island, British Columbia, on November 16, 2008.

The Investigator-in-Charge, Mr. Travis Shelongosky and Mr. Bill Yearwood, Manager, Air Investigation Operations, Pacific Region, will be available to answer questions and provide interviews on site. Mr. Daryl Collins, Senior Air Investigator will be available by telephone to answer questions in French.


Starting at 10 a.m. Pacific time on September 22, 2010


Mr. Travis Shelongosky, Investigator-in-Charge

Mr. Bill Yearwood, Manager, Regional Manager of Air Investigations


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

For a French interview:

Mr. Daryl Collins, Senior Investigator - Air Investigations (by telephone)

To schedule an interview:

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

The news release will be posted, at the same time, on this website.

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