Aviation Safety Network recorded 35 fatal accidents last year that resulted in 1,059 airline fatalities and 44 on the ground, according to the Dutch website. The number of accidents was "significantly lower" than the 10-year average of 40 per year while the number of fatalities was "almost equal" to the annual average of 1,095 over the past decade owing to the high number of serious accidents. ASN includes in its database fatal accidents involving aircraft not engaged in commercial airline ...

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