Transportation Safety Board of Canada

Transportation Safety Board of Canada

March 13, 2009 09:45 ET

Media Advisory/TSB Media Update: Cougar Helicopters Sikorsky S-92A Crash off the Coast of Newfoundland

GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - March 13, 2009) - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a press briefing today about its investigation into the March 12 crash of a Cougar Helicopters Sikorsky S-92A off the coast of Newfoundland.

The Investigator-in-Charge will deliver a brief opening statement to explain the TSB's investigation process, the current status of the investigation and next steps.



When: 1 p.m. local time, Friday, March 13, 2009

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

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


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.

Unless otherwise indicated, the next TSB media updates will be held at 1 p.m. local time Saturday and Sunday at the same location.

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