No Fatal Passenger-Jet Accidents In 2017; Five Fatal Turboprop Crashes

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The global airline industry saw its total accident and fatal accident rates cut by one-third in 2017 compared to 2016, well below the five year-average in each category, according to IATA’s 2017 Airline Safety Performance report. Thirteen hull losses were recorded in 2017, compared to 20 in 2016...
Mark Nensel

Mark Nensel is the Managing Editor of Aviation Daily. Prior to taking the helm of daily production of Aviation Week's commercial aviation newsletter…

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