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El gráfico muestra número de accidentes y de muertes en aviones comerciales de pasajeros en los pasados 10 años.


Las muertes por accidentes de aviones comerciales descienden más de 50% en 2019

By Ninian Carter

January 2, 2020 - La cifra de muertes por accidentes de grandes naves aéreas de pasajeros a nivel mundial descendió más de la mitad en 2019, según la firma holandesa de consultoría de aviación To70.

The number of fatalities from large commercial aeroplane crashes fell by more than 50% in 2019, according to Dutch aviation consulting firm To70.

They state that there were 86 accidents involving large commercial planes last year, resulting in 257 fatalities. In 2018, there were 160 accidents, including 13 fatal ones, resulting in 534 deaths. This equates to a rate of just 0.18 fatal accidents per million flights in 2019, or to express it another way – one fatal accident per 5.58 million flights.

The numbers include people onboard the plane as well as anyone killed on the ground. The large passenger aeroplanes in the study are aircraft used by nearly all travellers on airlines worldwide, excluding smaller commuter aircraft.

PUBLISHED: 02/01/2020; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Associated Press