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Investigation report: Collision with terrain involving a helicopter in Nunavut

Winnipeg, Manitoba, 5 March 2024 — Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (A23C0048) into the 28 June 2023 collision with terrain involving a Bell 206L helicopter operated by Custom Helicopters Ltd., near Grise Fiord, Nunavut.

The TSB conducted a limited-scope, class 4 investigation into this occurrence to advance transportation safety through greater awareness of potential safety issues. See the Policy on Occurrence Classification 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: 819-360-4376