News release

Investigation report: In-flight collision with drone near Québec/Jean Lesage International Airport, Quebec

Associated links (A17Q0162)

Dorval, Quebec, 14 February 2018 – Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (A17Q0162) into the 12 October in-flight collision between a drone and a Beechcraft King Air A100 near the Québec/Jean-Lesage International Airport, Quebec. Damage to the aircraft was minor and the drone disintegrated upon impact. There were no injuries.


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

Date modified: