Deployment notice

Transportation Safety Board of Canada deploys a team to the site of an incident involving a Porter Airlines aircraft in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Richmond Hill, Ontario, 27 May 2013 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team to the site of an incident at the Sault Ste. Marie Airport. Last night, a Porter Airlines aircraft was involved in a tail strike. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence.


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