Airline fatalities up in 2016, but 5-year safety trend improved

The number of fatalities caused by airline accidents totaled 268 people in 2016, nearly double those killed in 2015 , but the industry’s five-year safety trend shows the rate of accidents is significantly improved. IATA’s 2016 Airline Safety Performance report, published March 10, showed the...
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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