Boeing Statement on First Air Accident

SEATTLE, Aug. 20, 2011 – The Boeing Company wishes to offer its deepest sympathies to the families and friends of those lost today in the First Air 737-200 accident in Resolute, Canada, as well as wishes for the recovery of those injured.

At the request of the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB), Boeing will join the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board to provide technical assistance to the TSB in its investigation.

In accordance with the international protocol governing aviation accident investigations, all inquiries about the investigation must be directed to the TSB.

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Julie O’Donnell
Boeing Commercial Airplanes Communications
+1 206-245-8553