Plane crash in the Îles-de-la-Madeleine : family Lapierre reacts to the reports of the TSB and the coroner

News 10 January, 2018

    QMI agency

    On Wednesday 10 January 2018 16:01

    Wednesday, January 10, 2018 16:06

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    The daughter of Jean Lapierre, the journalist Marie-Anne Lapierre, responded Wednesday afternoon, a few hours after their publication, the reports of the officers of the transportation safety board (TSB) and the coroner concerning the plane crash that claimed the lives of five members of his family there are almost two years old.

    In a short message on Facebook, she said that her close friends and she had taken note of the reports on the tragic accident happened on march 29, 2016 in the Îles-de-la-Madeleine.

    “Although this is a difficult exercise, we took note of the reports made public today on the circumstances of the plane crash in which perished the members of our families and drivers,” she wrote.

    She wished to thank the investigators of the TSB and the coroner for their work, as well as those who have worked to shed light on the tragic circumstances of the accident.

    “Their work stirs painful memories, but is necessary in our process of mourning. Also, we hope strongly that the observations of the TSB and the recommendations of the coroner will resonate with the department of Transport of Canada “, she says.

    Wishing to live their grieving families, members of families Lapierre, Bright, or Beaulieu does not grant interviews.

    Jean Lapierre, his wife Nicole Beaulieu, two of his brothers, Marc and Louis Lapierre, and one of his sisters, Martine Lapierre, perished in the plane crash. The ex-politician and political columnist for TVA and LCN went with his family to the funeral of his father.