The Transportation Safety Board of Canada Releases Investigation Report into the September 2010 Crash of a Cirrus SR22 near Sundre, Alberta

GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) today released its final investigation report (A10W0155) into the September 2010 crash of privately owned Cirrus SR22 near Sundre, Alberta. The aircraft was on a visual flight rules flight from Calgary/Springbank Airport to the area of Sundre, Alberta, with 3 persons on board. About 5 nautical miles northwest of Sundre, the aircraft entered a steep turning descent from about 1600 feet above the ground, striking the ground in a field at 1347 Mountain Daylight Time. The aircraft was destroyed by impact forces and a severe post-impact fire. No emergency locator transmitter signal was received. The 3 occupants were fatally injured.

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

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