FATAL WORLD AVIATION ACCIDENTS, 2008-2012
Year Fatal accidents (1) Fatalities (1) Accident rate (2)
2008 23 502 0.81
2009 18 685 0.71
2010 23 786 0.61
2011 22 486 0.37
2012 15 414 0.20
(1) On Eastern and Western built jet aircraft. (2) Measured in hull losses per million flights of Western built jet aircraft. A hull loss is an accident in which the aircraft is destroyed or substantially damaged and is not subsequently repaired. Source: International Air Transport Association.