Fatalities from general aviation in the U.S. 2000-2018

This statistic displays the number of fatalities from accidents within the U.S. general aviation sector between 2000 and 2018. There were a total of 381 fatalities in 2018, up from 331 in 2017.

Number of fatalities from accidents in general aviation in the United States between 2000 and 2018

Number of fatalities
2018381
2017331
2016 386
2015 378
2014 422
2013 390
2012 438
2011 458
2010 458
2009 481
2008 496
2007 496
2006 *706
2005 563
2004 559
2003 633
2002 581
2001563
2000 596
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Source

Release date

November 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2000 to 2018

Supplementary notes

General aviation excludes commercial air transport and 'aerial work', therefore primarily covering private and business travel, as well as recreational flying.
* Figure includes the 154 persons killed aboard a foreign registered Boeing 737 aircraft operated by Gol Airlines when it collided with a US registered Embraer Legacy 600 business jet over the Brazilian Amazon jungle.
** Preliminary data.

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