News release

Associated links (A19P0176)

Investigation report: December 2019 collision with terrain of an aircraft in Gabriola Island, British Columbia

Richmond, British Columbia, 27 July 2020 — Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (A19P0176) into the 10 December 2019 loss of control and collision with terrain of a privately registered Piper Aerostar PA-60-602P aircraft in Gabriola Island, British Columbia.

The TSB conducted a limited-scope, fact-gathering investigation into this occurrence to advance transportation safety through greater awareness of potential safety issues.

See the investigation page for more information.


The TSB is an independent agency that investigates air, marine, pipeline, and rail 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

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