The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) published the Annual Safety Review 2016, covering a review of aviation safety in Europe for 2015.
The only fatal accident with a Commercial Air Transport aeroplane involving an EASA member state operator in 2015 was the Germanwings accident on 24 March 2015. It also can be observed that there was a higher number of non‑fatal accidents involving EASA member state operators in 2015 than the 10-year average, with 24 compared to the average of 21.8 over the previous 10 years. At the same time, there was a 24% reduction in the number of serious incidents over the same period with a total of 58 serious incidents compared with the average of 75.8. In terms of fatalities, the single fatal accident resulted in 150 fatalities, which is higher than the 10 year average. There was also a slight increase in serious injuries with 11 compared with 9.2 over the previous 10 years.