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                       NTSB ADVISORY

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National Transportation Safety Board

Washington, DC 20594

 

June 24, 2010

 

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NTSB ASSISTS GOVERNMENT OF CANADA IN AVIATION ACCIDENT

 

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The National Transportation Safety Board has dispatched an

aviation investigator to assist the government of Canada in

its investigation of the crash of a Hawker Beechcraft

Corporation King Air B-100 (C-FGIN).

 

At approximately 05:58 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time on June

23, the aircraft crashed near Quebec City, Quebec, Canada,

shortly after takeoff. Preliminary reports indicate 7

persons were fatally injured. There are no reported injuries

on the ground.

 

NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman has designated air safety

investigator Ed Malinowski as the U.S. Accredited

Representative. His team will include a technical advisor

from Hawker Beechcraft.

 

The investigation is being conducted by the Transportation

Safety Board of the Government of Canada, which will release

all information on the progress of the investigation. The

agency’s phone number in Canada is (1) 819-997-7887 (24 hour)

and the agency’s email address is: airops@tsb.gc.ca.

 

 

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Media Contact:

Bridget Ann Serchak

202-314-6100

bridget.serchak@ntsb.gov