Deployment notice

Transportation Safety Board of Canada deploys team to Toronto, Ontario, to assess passenger falling overboard from the vessel Northern Spirit

Québec, Quebec, 15 June 2015 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Toronto, Ontario, where a person fell overboard from the passenger vessel Northern Spirit during the evening of 13 June 2015. The passenger has not been found; the search continues. 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