Transportation Safety Board of Canada

Transportation Safety Board of Canada

March 24, 2006 09:36 ET

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada Will Issue Safety Recommendations to Improve Rudder Inspections on Airbus Aircraft

GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - March 24, 2006) - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will release on March 27, 2006, Aviation Safety Recommendations following the incident (A05F0047) in which an Airbus A310-300 lost its rudder after leaving Varadero, Cuba, for Quebec/Jean Lesage International Airport, Quebec, in March 2005.

When: March 27, 2006, starting at 10:00 a.m. (eastern standard time)

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.

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