Aviation media advisory 2011

TSB to Hold a Press Briefing on Investigation into the Crash of First Air Flight 6560

(Gatineau, Quebec, August 22, 2011) – The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) will hold a press briefing today to provide an update on the investigation into the 20 August 2011 air accident in Resolute Bay, Nunavut, involving a Boeing 737-200 operated by First Air as Flight 6560.

The aircraft’s flight recorders will be on display to be photographed.


22 August 2011
10:00 a.m. Eastern Time


Mark Clitsome, Director of Investigations (Air)
Bryce Fisher, Manager, Standards and Performance (Air)


TSB Engineering Laboratory
1901 Research Road (near Ottawa MacDonald-Cartier International Airport)
Ottawa, ON

This event is for media only. Media representatives will need to show their outlet identification.

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.

For more information, contact:
Transportation Safety Board of Canada
Media Relations
Telephone: 819-994-8053
Email: media@tsb.gc.ca