Airclaims reported that the trend of fewer accidents that has been evident since the end of 2001 continued in the first quarter of 2005. According to a report released yesterday, Western-built jets, which carry about 90% of traffic worldwide, recorded four total losses and one fatal accident, killing 96 passengers and eight crew. The cost of hull claims (total losses and partials) currently stands at $72 million and estimates of incurred passenger liability also are very low, Airclaims ...

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