News release

Associated links (A19A0025)

Investigation report: May 2019 controlled flight into terrain near Rigolet, Newfoundland and Labrador

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, 16 January 2020 — Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (A19A0025) on the 1 May 2019 controlled flight into terrain of a Piper PA 46-350P Malibu Mirage aircraft near Rigolet, Newfoundland and Labrador.

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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