Aviation media advisory 2012

Investigation next steps: Mid-air collision in Virginia, USA

Gatineau, Quebec, 30 May 2012 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a news conference today to provide an update on its investigation of a mid-air collision involving a Piper PA-28 and a Beech Bonanza near Warrenton-Fauquier Airport in Virginia, USA.

The Investigator-in-Charge will explain the TSB's investigative process, update on the current status of the investigation, and outline next steps.

When:

Wednesday, May 30, 2012 - 3:00 pm ET

Where:

Hampton Inn, 501 Blackwell Road, Warrenton, VA

Who:

Jon Lee, Investigator-in-Charge

Important notice: Mr. Lee will be available for interviews by telephone until 4 pm ET.


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