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Investigation report: June 2018 collision with terrain near Hope, British Columbia

Richmond, British Columbia, 16 January 2019 – Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (A18P0090) on the June 2018 collision with terrain of a privately operated Cessna 182P aircraft near Hope, British Columbia. The aircraft caught fire after impact and was completely destroyed. The two occupants were fatally injured.

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