Aviation news release 2011

The TSB releases its report into the 2009 crash of a Cougar Helicopters Sikorsky S-92A

(Gatineau, Quebec, Monday, February 7, 2011) – The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a news conference on February 9, 2011, to make public the final TSB investigation report (A09A0016) into the crash of a Cougar Helicopters Sikorsky S-92A off the coast of Newfoundland on March 12, 2009.

Members of the panel will be available for one-on-one interviews after the news conference.

When:

Wednesday, February 9, 2011
2 p.m. Newfoundland Time

Who:

Mrs. Wendy Tadros, TSB Chair
Mr. Mark Clitsome, Director of Air Investigations
Mr. Mike Cunningham, Investigator-in-Charge

Where:

Delta St. John's Hotel and Conference Centre
Harbourview Ballroom
120 New Gower Street
St. John's, Newfoundland

For a French interview:

Mr. Jean-Marc Ledoux, Regional Manager Quebec

The final report, news release and accompanying materials will be posted, at the same time, on this website.

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


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