U.S. Fatal Helicopter Accident Rates Rising, Report Says

The number of U.S. fatal helicopter accidents rose to 24 with 55 fatalities in 2018, in a three-year trend of increasing fatal accident rates, according to the U.S. Helicopter Safety Team (USHST). Fatal helicopter accident rates in the U.S. totaled 0.72 per 100,000 flight hr. in 2018, up from 0.60...

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