The number of business jet accidents increased even as traffic numbers remain steady, but the turboprop safety record has dramatically improved this year, according to the latest statistics released by business aviation safety expert Robert E. Breiling Associates, Inc. Through the first nine months, the number of accidents involving U.S.-registered business jets increased by four to 15, including five fatal accidents that involved 19 fatalities. During the same period in 2011, the U.S. ...
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