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Couple Sues Boeing For 737 Engine Explosion

Posted: June 13, 2019 | Categories: Plane Accidents

Few people fear they will get into an accident driving on their way to work. Yet, that thought will cross at least some passenger’s minds as they taxi down the runway for a flight across the country. Despite those fears, according to raw numbers, flying aboard a commercial airline is overwhelmingly safer than driving. Data […]

Helicopter Crash Lands Into Roof In Manhattan

Posted: June 11, 2019 | Categories: Plane Accidents

Data from the Federal Aviation Administration indicates that over 2015 and 2016, helicopter accidents fell in numbers. In 2016, there were 106 accidents, and in 2015, there were 121 accidents. Unfortunately, the percentage of fatal accidents rose. In 2015, there were 17 fatal accidents. In 2016, there were also 17 fatal accidents. In 2017, there […]

Was Helipad To Blame In Hudson River Crash?

Posted: May 21, 2019 | Categories: Plane Accidents

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, which oversees all airborne craft, in 2017, the number of fatal helicopter crashes declined for the third straight year. The overall accident rate for helicopters fell to 3.19 accident per 100,000 flight hours in 2016. In 2015, that rate was 3.67 accident per 100,000 flight hours. When it comes […]

New Investigation Is Launched Into The American Airline Accident

Posted: April 18, 2019 | Categories: Plane Accidents

Historically, air travel is generally safer than travel by vehicle. The numbers don’t lie when it comes to this fact. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2015, there were 32,166 fatal motor vehicle accidents that led to slightly more than 35,000 deaths. The National Transportation Safety Board also has the numbers on […]

FAA Investigating 737 Max Crashes Closer After Second Crash

Posted: March 12, 2019 | Categories: Plane Accidents

Odds are that when you get in your car to drive to the grocery store or slide into the back seat of that Uber to get home from the club, you’re not concerned about crashing. Yet, every time you get on a plane as you taxi down the runway, the thought has probably crossed your […]

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