Transportation Safety Board of Canada

Transportation Safety Board of Canada

November 17, 2006 08:00 ET

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada Will Release its Final Report into the Capsizing of the Ryan's Commander "Newfoundland and Labrador, 2004"

GATINEAU, QUEBEC--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 17, 2006) - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will release, on November 20, 2006, its final investigation report (M04N0086) into the accident that occurred off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador on September 19, 2004. The report will be released at a news conference in St. John's on Monday, November 20 at 11:00 a.m. (Newfoundland time).

The TSB Chair, one of the Board members, the Regional Manager (Marine), and a TSB Naval Architecture Specialist will present the Board's findings and provide information about the investigation. A question and answer period will follow the news conference.

The Naval Architecture Specialist will provide a technical briefing on the accident at 10:00 a.m. (Newfoundland time). Reporters will be able to review the report under embargo starting at 10:30 a.m. until the beginning of the news conference. The final report will be available on the TSB Web site at at 11:00 a.m. (Newfoundland time).

Where: Salon G
Delta Hotel
120 New Gower Street
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 6K4

This event is for journalists only.

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
    613-292-4146 (cell)
    Transportation Safety Board of Canada
    Genevieve Lamarche
    Media Relations Specialist
    613-290-9875 (cell)