Aviation news release 2011

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada releases its report into the fatal crash of a Seair Seaplane at Lyall Harbour, British Columbia

(Gatineau, Quebec, March 15, 2011) – The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a news conference on March 17, 2011, to make public the final TSB investigation report (A09P0397) into the fatal crash at Lyall Harbour, Saturna Island, British Columbia, on November 29, 2009.

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

When:

March 17, 2011 at 10 a.m. Pacific Time

Who:

Mrs. Wendy Tadros, TSB Chair
Mr. Bill Yearwood, Investigator-in-Charge

Where:

Aspen Room
Four Seasons Hotel
791 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia

For a French interview:

Mr. Bryce Fisher Manager, Standards and Performance, Air Investigations Branch

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

This event is 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