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					Table 1045. Aircraft Accidents: 1990 to 2006
[For years ending December 31] Item Air carrier accidents, all services 1 . Fatal accidents . . . . . . . . . . . . Fatalities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Aboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rates per 100,000 flight hours: Accidents . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fatal accidents . . . . . . . Commuter air carrier accidents 2 . Fatal accidents . . . . . . . . . . . Fatalities . . . . . . . . . . . . . Aboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rates per 100,000 flight hours: Accidents . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fatal accidents . . . . . . . On-demand air taxi accidents 3 . . Fatal accidents . . . . . . . . . . . Fatalities . . . . . . . . . . . . . Aboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rates per 100,000 flight hours: Accidents . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fatal accidents . . . . . . . General aviation accidents 4 . . . . Fatal accidents . . . . . . . . . . . Fatalities . . . . . . . . . . . . . Aboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Unit Number . Number . Number . Number . Rate . . . Rate . . . Number . Number . Number . Number . Rate . . . Rate . . . Number . Number . Number . Number . Rate . . . Rate . . . Number . Number . Number . Number . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1990 24 6 39 12 0.198 0.049 15 3 6 4 0.641 0.128 107 29 51 49 4.76 1.29 2,242 444 770 765 7.85 1.55 1995 36 3 168 162 0.267 0.022 12 2 9 9 0.457 0.076 75 24 52 52 3.02 0.97 2,056 413 735 728 8.21 1.63 2000 56 3 92 92 0.306 0.016 12 1 5 5 3.247 0.271 80 22 71 68 2.04 0.56 1,837 345 596 585 6.57 1.21 2003 54 2 22 21 0.309 0.011 2 1 2 2 0.627 0.313 73 18 42 40 2.49 0.61 1,740 352 633 630 6.68 1.34 2004 30 2 14 14 0.159 0.011 4 − − − 1.324 − 66 23 64 63 2.04 0.71 1,619 314 559 559 6.49 1.26 2005 40 3 22 20 0.206 0.015 6 − − − 2.034 − 66 11 18 16 1.73 0.29 1,669 321 563 558 7.20 1.38 2006, prel. 31 2 50 49 0.158 0.010 3 1 2 2 1.071 0.357 54 10 16 16 1.50 0.28 1,515 303 698 538 6.64 1.32

Rates per 100,000 flight hours: Accidents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rate . . . . . Fatal accidents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rate . . . . .

− Represents zero. 1 U.S. air carriers operating under 14 CFR 121. Beginning 2000, includes aircraft with 10 or more seats, previously operating under 14 CFR 135. 2 All scheduled service of U.S. air carriers operating under 14 CFR 135. Beginning 2000, only aircraft with fewer than 10 seats. 3 All nonscheduled service of U.S. air carriers operating under 14 CFR 135. 4 U.S. civil registered aircraft not operated under 14 CFR 121 or 135. Data from 2006 include 154 deaths aboard a foreign registed aircraft when it collided with a business general aviation aircraft over the Brazillan Amazon jungle. There were no fatalities in the general aviation aircraft. Source: U.S. National Transportation Safety Board, ‘‘Aviation Accident Statistics,’’ Internet site <http://www.ntsb.gov/aviation /stats.htm> (accessed 11 July 2007).