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Investigation report: May 2019 engine power loss and forced landing

Edmonton, Alberta, 20 December 2019 – Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (A19W0052) on the 3 May 2019 engine power loss and forced landing of a Douglas DC3C-S1C3G near Hay River, Northwest Territories.

The TSB conducted a limited-scope, fact-gathering investigation into this occurrence to advance transportation safety through greater awareness of potential safety issues.

See the investigation page 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.

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