IATA: 2012 Western-built jet accident rate lowest in history

There was one hull loss for every 5 million flights of Western-built jet aircraft in 2012, the lowest accident rate for a single year ever, IATA reported. In terms of accidents as measured in hull losses per million flights of Western-built jets, the 2012 accident rate was 0.20, 46% lower than 0.37...

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