Frequency of US Aircraft Fatalities Continues Downward Trend
Created on July 16, 2013
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.