Transportation Safety Board of Canada

Transportation Safety Board of Canada

March 15, 2009 09:36 ET

Media Advisory/Reminder: TSB Media Update-Recovery of Cougar Helicopters Sikorsky S-92A

GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - March 15, 2009) - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a final press conference today to discuss the recovery operation in progress for the Cougar Helicopters Sikorsky S-92A.

The Investigator-in-Charge will explain the current status of the investigation and final steps to complete the retrieval process.



When: 1 p.m. local time, Sunday, March 15, 2009

Where: 3rd Floor Observation Deck
Airport Terminal Building
St. John's International Airport
80 Airport Access Road,
St. John's, Newfoundland

Who: Mr. Mike Cunningham, Investigator-in-Charge, Mr. Charles Laurence,
Operations Team Lead and Doug McEwen, Technical Investigator.


Important Note:

Media who are not in attendance but wish to have an interview can schedule one immediately following the press briefing by contacting TSB Media Relations at the coordinates below. The same information that was provided at the press briefing will be communicated.

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
    Media Relations
    819-994-8053