Transportation Safety Board of Canada – Operating in poor weather conditions led to the 2016 fatal sinking of fishing vessel Pop’s Pride

In its investigation report (M16A0327) released today, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) found that adverse weather conditions led to the sinking of the small open fishing vessel Pop’s Pride and the loss of life of its four occupants in September 2016, off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador. The report also highlights the continued need for focused and concerted action by all levels of government and industry members to fully address the safety risks and deficiencies that persist in Canada’s fishing industry. click here to read the press release 10:46