Media Advisory - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada will hold a news conference to release its investigation report into the accident involving First Air flight 6560 in Resolute Bay, Nunavut

GATINEAU, QC, March 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a news conference to release its investigation report into an accident involving First Air flight 6560, which struck a hill about 1 mile east of the runway at Resolute Bay, Nunavut, on 20 August 2011. The Board and the Investigator-in-Charge will make public the findings of the investigation.

When:
Tuesday, 25 March 2014, 11 a.m.

Where:
Library Room, 1st floor
John G. Diefenbaker Building (former Ottawa City Hall)
111 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario

Who:
Kathy Fox, Board Member
Joseph Hincke, Board Member
Brian MacDonald, Investigator-in-Charge

This event is for media only. Media representatives will need to show their outlet identification. Copies of the report will be available electronically on a USB key.

The news conference will be webcast live. You can access the webcast at this address:
http://www.ustream.tv/channel/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.

SOURCE Transportation Safety Board of Canada

For further information:

Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Media Relations
819-994-8053

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