Media advisory

News Conference: Investigation report into May 2012 Cochrane Air Service floatplane accident in Lillabelle Lake, Ontario

Gatineau, Quebec, 21 October 2012 – The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a news conference to release its investigation report (A12O0071) regarding the fatal May 2012 accident involving a Cochrane Air Service de Havilland DHC-2 which crashed in Lillabelle Lake, Ontario.

23 October at 1 p.m. Eastern Time
Wendy Tadros, TSB Chair
Kathy Fox, TSB Board Member
Ewan Tasker, Investigator-in-Charge
Transportation Safety Board of Canada Regional Office
23 East Wilmot Street
Richmond Hill, Ontario

This event is for media only. Media representatives will need to show their outlet identification.

The news conference will be webcast live. We encourage you to test your computer at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the news conference.

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