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NEWS: Nunavut August 20, 2012 - 8:07 am

Photo: Resolute Bay crash anniversary commemorated

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Transportation Safety Board investigators comb the hillside near the airport in Resolute Bay a week after First Air flight 6560 crashed there at about 11:42 a.m. on Aug. 20, 2011. On the first anniversary of the crash, which killed 12 and injured three, employees of First Air will observe a moment of silence at 11:42 a.m., while in Resolute Bay, family members and friends of those who perished on the flight plan to unveil a monument in their memory. The Transportation Safety Board continues to investigate the causes of the crash. In the Letters section of Nunatsiaqonline.ca, you can read
Transportation Safety Board investigators comb the hillside near the airport in Resolute Bay a week after First Air flight 6560 crashed there at about 11:42 a.m. on Aug. 20, 2011. On the first anniversary of the crash, which killed 12 and injured three, employees of First Air will observe a moment of silence at 11:42 a.m., while in Resolute Bay, family members and friends of those who perished on the flight plan to unveil a monument in their memory. The Transportation Safety Board continues to investigate the causes of the crash. In the Letters section of Nunatsiaqonline.ca, you can read "In remembrance of those who did not make it home: Flight 6560 survivor," a letter from survivor Robin Wyllie. And also learn more about a new research vessel to be named after Martin Bergmann, the director of the Polar Continental Shelf Project, who died in the crash, on Nunatsiaqonline.ca. (FILE PHOTO)

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