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News release

Investigation report: Collision with terrain near Baldur, Manitoba, December 2017

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Winnipeg, Manitoba, 3 May 2018 – Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (A17C0147) into the 15 December 2017 collision with terrain of a privately operated Piper PA-23-250 aircraft that occurred near Baldur, Manitoba. The pilot, who was the sole occupant, sustained fatal injuries.

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

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: 819-360-4376