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Investigation report: July 2018 collision with trees after takeoff near Sechelt Aerodrome, British Columbia

Richmond, British Columbia, 9 January 2019 – Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (A18P0091) on the Piper PA-28-140 aircraft that collided with trees near the Sechelt Aerodrome, British Columbia, in July 2018.

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