Transportation Safety Board of Canada

Transportation Safety Board of Canada

March 25, 2008 12:33 ET

Media Advisory: The Transportation Safety Board of Canada Will Issue Two Interim Safety Recommendations Concerning Hot Air Balloon Operations

GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - March 25, 2008) - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will release, on March 27, 2008, two Interim Aviation Safety Recommendations concerning commercial hot air balloon operations, at a media availability in Winnipeg, Manitoba.



When: March 27, 2008, starting at 10:00 a.m.
and ending at 11 a.m. (central daylight time)

Where: Laird Room, Hilton Suites Winnipeg Airport,
1800 Wellington Avenue

Who: Peter Hildebrand, Regional Manager of Air Investigations,
Transportation Safety Board of Canada


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
    Julie Leroux
    Media Relations Specialist
    819-994-8067
    Cellular: 613-290-9875