Airline Crash Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"From 1982 to 2010, more than 95% of airplane crash victims survived."

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"The year 2017 was the safest year in aviation history with no fatal commercial passenger jet crashes."

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"Approximately 80% of all plane crashes occur either during landing or takeoff."

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"Between 2011 and 2020, cargo planes represented 45% of all fatal accidents and 39% of total fatalities."

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"The U.S. airline industry has had a fatality rate of 0.2 per billion passenger miles from 2010 to 2019."

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"Only 9% of fatal accidents occur when aircraft are cruising."

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"As of 2020, over 90% of U.S. airplane accidents were non-fatal."

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"Pilot error contributes to over half of all plane crashes."

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"World's deadliest plane crash was the collision of two Boeing 747s in 1977, which resulted in 583 fatalities."

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"Runway overruns account for about 15% of aircraft accidents."

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