Deployment notice

Transportation Safety Board of Canada to deploy investigators to the site of a floatplane accident near Tofino, British Columbia

Richmond, British Columbia, 17 August 2013 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will deploy a team of investigators to the site yesterday's accident involving a de Havilland DHC-2 Beaver floatplane near Tofino, BC. 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