Not a single accidental jet hull loss in 2015 resulted in fatalities, according to IATA’s 2015 Safety Performance report. Four turboprop accidents resulting in hull loss occurred during the year, resulting in 136 fatalities. The previous five-year period (2010-2014) had an average of 17.6 fatal accidents and 504 fatalities per year. As measured in hull losses per million jet flights, the global jet accident rate in 2015 was 0.32—the equivalent of one major accident for every 3.1 ...

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