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Deployment notice

TSB is deploying a team of investigators following a collision with the frozen surface at the mouth of the Rivière des Rapides west of Sept-Îles (Québec)

Dorval, Quebec, 18 March 2022— The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators following the collision of a helicopter with the frozen surface at the mouth of the Rivière des Rapides west of Sept-Îles, Quebec, yesterday. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence.


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