September 2015 Issue

Fatals Higher In 2014

The NTSB in early August released preliminary general aviation accident statistics for 2014. Sadly, and despite major efforts at the FAA and within industry to enhance safety, the NTSBís preliminary 2014 data show an increase in fatal general aviation accidents, from 222 in 2013 to 253 in 2014. Our calculator says thatís a 13.9 percent increase in fatal accidents between 2013 and 2014.

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