Deployment notice

Transportation Safety Board of Canada deploys a team of investigators to a float plane accident in the vicinity of Alert Bay, British Columbia

Richmond, British Columbia, 24 October 2013 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has deployed a team of investigators to the site of a fatal aviation accident involving a commercially operated Cessna 185 float plane in the vicinity of Alert Bay, British Columbia. 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