AIRCRAFT ACCIDENTS IN THE UNITED STATES, 2012 (1)
    Number of accidents     
  Flight hours (000) Total Fatal Number of fatalities (2) Accidents per 100,000 flight hours
Commercial airlines          
     10 or more seats          
          Scheduled 17,449 27 0 0 0.155
          Nonscheduled 453 0 0 0 0
     Less than 10 seats          
          Commuter 320 4 0 0 1.251
          On-demand 2,902 37 9 15 1.270
General aviation 21,697 1,471 271 432 6.780
Total civil aviation NA 1,539 280 447 NA
(1) Preliminary data. Totals do not add because of collisions involving aircraft in different categories. (2) Includes nonpassenger deaths. NA=Data not available. Source: National Transportation Safety Board.