News release

The TSB participates in a major air disaster exercise with Vancouver International Airport

Gatineau, Quebec, 17 April 2013 – The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is participating in an exercise at the Vancouver International Airport today as it tests its emergency plan to respond to a major air disaster. For more information, go to the Vancouver International Airport website at:

http://www.yvr.ca/en/flight-information/latest-information/13-04-16/Emergency_Training_Exercise.aspx


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