NTSB Press Release

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NTSB ASSISTS GOVERNMENT OF CANADA IN AVIATION ACCIDENT

June 24, 2010

The National Transportation Safety Board has dispatched an aviation investigator to assist the government of Canada in its investigation of the crash of a Hawker Beechcraft Corporation King Air B-100 (C-FGIN).

At approximately 05:58 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on June 23, the aircraft crashed near Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, shortly after takeoff. Preliminary reports indicate 7 persons were fatally injured. There are no reported injuries on the ground.

NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman has designated air safety investigator Ed Malinowski as the U.S. Accredited Representative. His team will include a technical advisor from Hawker Beechcraft.

The investigation is being conducted by the Transportation Safety Board of the Government of Canada, which will release all information on the progress of the investigation. The agency's phone number in Canada is (1) 819-997-7887 (24 hour) and the agency's email address is: airops@tsb.gc.ca.

Media Contact:
Bridget Ann Serchak
202-314-6100
bridget.serchak@ntsb.gov

 

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of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.