2016 – one of the safest years in aviation history?

The Aviation Safety Network (ASN) on the 4th of January 2017 released the preliminary 2016 airliner accident statistics showing a very low total of 19 fatal airliner accidents, resulting in 325 fatalities. Despite several high profile accidents, the year 2016 turned out to be a very safe year for commercial aviation, the data show. Over the […]