AIRCRAFT ACCIDENTS IN THE UNITED STATES, 2010 (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 17,082 26 0 0 0.152
          Nonscheduled 489 3 1 2 0.613
     Less than 10 seats          
          Commuter 316 6 0 0 1.899
          On-demand 2,960 31 6 17 1.05
General aviation 20,900 1,435 267 450 6.86
Total civial aviation NA 1,500 274 469 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.