Investigation report: Fatal collision with a communications tower near Shaunavon, Saskatchewan
Winnipeg, Manitoba, 16 May 2023 — Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (A22C0082) into the 18 September 2022 fatal occurrence in which a Cessna 172 aircraft operated by Airborne Energy Solutions Inc. collided with a communications tower near Shaunavon, Saskatchewan.
The TSB conducted a limited-scope class 4 investigation into this occurrence to advance transportation safety through greater awareness of potential safety issues. See the Policy on Occurrence Classification for more information.
The TSB is an independent agency that investigates air, marine, pipeline, and rail 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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Transportation Safety Board of Canada