Deployment notice

TSB deploys a team to St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, following the sinking of a fishing boat

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, 7 September 2016 — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, where the sinking of a fishing boat led to the death of two fishermen. Two other fishermen are also reported missing. 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