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28 December 2011

ASN releases preliminary airliner safety statistics 2011

28 December 2011

The Aviation Safety Network today released the preliminary 2011  airliner accident statistics showing a total of 507 airliner accident fatalities, as a result of 28 fatal multi-engine airliner accidents. Caveat: This press release shows the figures as of December 27, 2011. Final statistics will be released on January 1, 2012. The year 2011 was a very […]

This week marked the longest period without a fatal airliner accident

17 December 2011

This week marked the longest period without a fatal airliner accident 1) in modern aviation history. As of today, Saturday December 17, 2011 , there have been no fatal airliner accidents since October 13.  An accident-free period of 65 days and counting. On October 13 a DHC-8 turboprop airplane crashed in a forest near Madang, […]

Airliner accident review 2010: 831 fatalities in 29 accidents

2 January 2011

The Aviation Safety Network released the 2010 airliner accident statistics showing a total of 831 airliner accident fatalities, as a result of 29 fatal multi-engine airliner accidents. Over the year 2010 the Aviation Safety Network recorded a total of 29 fatal airliner accidents, resulting in 831 fatalities and 6 ground fatalities. The number of fatalities is […]