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Update on TSB investigation into the accident involving a Mitsubishi MU-2B in les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, 1 April 2016 – The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) continues its independent investigation into the 29 March 2016 aircraft accident in les Iles-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec.

What we know

Progress to date

There are currently seven TSB investigative team members on site. So far, the team has:


The TSB conducts independent investigations in collaboration with numerous agencies. In this investigation:

Next steps

The Field Phase of the investigation will be concluding, and the Examination and Analysis Phase will commence. In the coming days and weeks, the team will:

Additional updates will be provided as required.

Visit the active investigation page for more information about this investigation.

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