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Investigation report: Fatal aircraft collision with terrain at the Bawlf (Blackwells) Aerodrome, Alberta

Edmonton, Alberta, 30 March 2023 — Today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) released its investigation report (A22W0078) into the 12 September 2022 fatal collision with terrain of an AT-502B aircraft at the Bawlf (Blackwells) Aerodrome, Alberta.

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