Media advisory

News Conference: Investigation report on October 2011 Northern Thunderbird Air accident at Vancouver International Airport

Gatineau, Quebec, 30 July 2012 – The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a news conference to release its investigation report (A11P0149) regarding the fatal October 2011 accident involving a Northern Thunderbird Air Inc. Beechcraft King Air A100 which crashed just short of a runway at Vancouver International Airport.

When:
31 July 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time
Where:
CIBC Room
BCIT Aerospace Technology Campus
3800 Cessna Drive
Richmond, British Columbia
http://www.bcit.ca/about/aerospace.shtml
Who:
Bill Yearwood,
Investigator-in-Charge

This event is for media only. Media representatives will need to show their outlet identification.


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