Transportation Safety Board of Canada

Transportation Safety Board of Canada

January 14, 2008 09:47 ET

Media Advisory: The Transportation Safety Board of Canada Will Hold a Media Availability to Release its Final Report Into the Sonicblue Cessna Caravan Accident Near Port Alberni, B.C.

GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Jan. 14, 2008) - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will release, on January 15, 2008, its final report (A06P0010) into the Sonicblue, a Cessna 208B aircraft, engine power loss and forced landing incident that occurred on 21 January 2006 in Port Alberni, British Columbia. The report will be released on January 15, 2008 at 01:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time and a spokesperson will be available for interviews in Richmond, British Columbia.

Region Manager/Investigator Bill Yearwood will be available for scheduled interviews beginning at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Standard Time.



Where: TSB Regional office
4-3071 No 5 Road
Richmond, British Columbia


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.

Contact Information

  • Transportation Safety Board of Canada
    John Cottreau
    Senior Media Relations Advisor
    819-994-8053
    613-292-4146 (cell)
    or
    Transportation Safety Board of Canada
    Julie Leroux
    Media Relations Specialist
    819-953-7812
    613-290-9875 (cell)