In a when more people flew to more places than ever, 2017 was the safest on record for airline passengers year.
The aviation that is dutch-based, To70, has released its Civil Aviation Safety Review for 2017. It reports only two fatal accidents, both involving turbo-prop that is small, with a total of 13 lives lost.
No jets crashed in passenger solution any place in the world.
The two crashes which occurred on New Year’s Eve – a seaplane in Sydney which killed six, and a Cessna Caravan which crashed in Costa Rica, killing all 12 on board – are not included in the tally, since both aircraft weighed under 5,700kg – the threshold for the report.
The first accident that is fatal in the report was in October: an Embraer Brasilia operating as an air ambulance in Angola. The pilots lost control after reportedly enduring an engine failure, Seven people died, including the patient.
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