AIRCRAFT ACCIDENTS IN THE UNITED STATES, 2011 (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 17,285 28 0 0 0.162
          Nonscheduled 471 3 0 0 0.637
     Less than 10 seats          
          Commuter 307 4 0 0 1.303
          On-demand 3,325 50 16 41 1.500
General aviation 22,514 1,466 263 444 6.510
Total civil aviation NA 1,550 279 485 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.