Aviation media advisory 2010

TSB Deploys Team to Investigate Air Accident at MacDonald-Cartier International Airport

(Gatineau, Quebec, June 16, 2010) - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has deployed a team to today's air accident in Ottawa, Ontario. TSB senior Air investigator Glen Whitney is the Investigator-in-Charge and is leading the team. He is accompanied by another TSB investigator.

On June 16, 2010, at approximately 15:00 local time, an Embraer 145 was involved in an accident.

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