News release

Associated links (A19W0063)

Investigation report: collision with terrain

Edmonton, Alberta, 16 December 2019 – Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (A19W0063) on the 27 May 2019 collision with terrain of a Cessna 170B near Erik Nielsen Whitehorse International Airport, Yukon.

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

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