Weekly Press Release of Istanbul Gelisim University (December 30, 2019 - January 3, 2020)
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The airliner accident statistics of the Aviation Safety Network (ASN) last year shows again that the safest means of transportation is airplanes. According to statistics, there were 20 plane crashes last year resulting in deaths. Pointing out that the safest means of transportation is airplanes considering that the accident rate is one fatal accident per almost two million flights depending on the air traffic of almost 39 million flights around the world, Professional Aircraft Aerospace Engineer Haluk Kul said: “2019 can be regarded as one of the safest year in terms of accident and death numbers.” According to the statistics published by the Aviation Safety Network (ASN), which provides up-to-date information on aviation accidents and safety issues, a total of 20 fatal airplane accidents occurred in 2019, and 283 people died. The statistics shows again that the safest means of transportation is airplanes in 2019 as well despite accidents regarding all fatal commercial aircraft accidents (passenger and cargo flights) around the world, including civilian aircraft carrying 14 or more passengers. Based on around 39 million flights worldwide, the accident rate resulted in one fatal accident in almost two million flights. You can visit www.gelisim.edu.tr to see the detailed news.
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