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Thursday, February 18, 2010
Facts and Figures - 2008/2009 Aircraft accident rate comparison
2.3 billion people flew safely on 35 million flights (27 million jet, 8 million turboprop)
19accidents involving western built jet aircraft compared to 22 in 2008
90accidents (all aircraft types, Eastern and Western built) compared to 109 in 2008
18fatal accidents (all aircraft types) compared to 23 in 2008