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Fatal accidents rise in the 2016: IATA

The number of air accidents declined further in 2016, but more of them resulted in fatalities than in the previous year, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Friday.


March 13, 2017
By Reuters

Some 65 accidents occurred last year, compared with 68 in 2015 and an annual average of 81 over the last five years, according to IATA’s latest annual report on aviation safety.

Of 2016’s accidents, 10 were fatal, versus four a year earlier. | READ MORE