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Frequency of US Aircraft Fatalities Continues Downward Trend

Created on July 16, 2013

Frequency of US Aircraft Fatalities Continues Downward Trend

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Frequency of U.S. Aircraft Fatalities Continues Downward Trend

Airline Regulation Period

NUMBER OF FATAL AIRLINE ACCIDENTS

Source: Heritage Foundation calculations based on data from Airlines for America, Safety Record of U.S. Air Carriers, http://airlines.org/Pages/Safety-Record-of-U.S.-Air-Carriers.aspx (accessed July 11, 2013); Airlines for America , Annual Results: U.S. Airlines, http://airlines.org/Pages/Annual-Results-U.S.-Airlines.aspx (accessed July 11, 2013). Accident data prior to 2000 is from Air Transport Association.

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