IAMGOLD Corporation

IAMGOLD Corporation

December 10, 2009 11:51 ET

IAMGOLD Confirms Plane Crash Near Niobec

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 10, 2009) - IAMGOLD Corporation ("IAMGOLD" or "the Company") (TSX:IMG)(NYSE:IAG)(BOTSWANA:IAMGOLD) today confirmed that a Beechcraft King Air 100 aircraft flying from Val d'Or to St. Honore, Quebec crashed last night near its Niobec Mine north of Chicoutimi, Quebec. It has been confirmed that there were four people on board. The two passengers on board were IAMGOLD employees who sustained non life-threatening injuries. The cause of the accident is unknown.

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  • IAMGOLD Corporation:
    Tamara Brown
    Director, Investor Relations
    (416) 360-4743 or Toll-free: 1 888 IMG-9999