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Airline Safety: 2017 became the safest year ever

In a year when more people flew to more places than ever, 2017 was the safest on record for airline passengers. The Dutch-based aviation consultancy, To70, has released its Civil Aviation Safety Review for 2017. It reports only two fatal accidents, both involving small turbo-prop aircraft, with a total of 13 lives lost. ( More...

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sparkie624 3
This is good... Hope we can do the same next year!
pilotjag 2
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Reports: 2017 Was Aviation’s Safest Year Yet

Preliminary figures from two reports have shown 2017 to be the safest year in commercial aviation history, with no fatal large passenger jet accidents, although lives were lost in regional and cargo aircraft crashes.
John Elliott 1
ACT Airlines 747F crash near Manas airport in Kyrgyzstan was the most tragic. It killed dozens on the ground apart from the 4 crew members.
John Elliott 1
Actually I was the first to submit the squawk.
John Elliott 1
But didn't submit it, because I couldn't be sure that it was a true statistic or not.
Tom Novak -1
My squawk is not the cause of duplication when checked the posting date and time.
John Rumble 3
Thank You Mr.Trump
this is good...
D Edwards 1
FYI - There were no airline deaths in the U.S. Since 2009.
dj horton 1
Asiana 214 crashed at SFO in 2013. Three died.
Jeff Griffin -2
I believe the stat most try to relay is no US carriers crashed since 2009.
Thanks Obama.
dj horton 2
I agree, was only clarifying D Edwards post, which was incorrect.
sparkie624 -1
Don't for get the UPS Crash in Alabama not really that many years ago. Even though they do not transport passengers, they transport a lot of our stuff and are a US Carrier, and No Thanks to obummer for anything!
Jeff Griffin 2
You misspelled 'President Obama'.
sparkie624 -1
That is the only way I ever spell it.. LOL... and I never use a cap for the first letter... It all has to do with respect!
ken young 1
Of course the lefty moonbat media took no time in politicizing this. And these people have the gall to act surprised when the public states it has lost trust in the reporting of current events.
Chip Hermes 1

Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump
Since taking office I have been very strict on Commercial Aviation. Good news - it was just reported that there were Zero deaths in 2017, the best and safest year on record!
Today at 08:13
Braniff77 3
Thank you Mr. President. The airlines couldn't have done it without you.
John Rumble 4
Will he take credit for the mass shootings too?
Wayne Fox -2
Thanks Trump, you did it again.
Wayne Fox 3
Could it be that is was safe because of strict regulations?
Ian Deans -2
Trump thinks he can fix everything else wrong with the world....he may as well think he has fixed this statistic too.
ken young 2
Stow the politics. Thank you,.

Cal Keegan -1
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2017 Was the Safest Year on Record for Commercial Passenger Air Travel

Airlines recorded zero accident deaths in commercial passenger jets last year.


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