According to the Dutch Aviation Safety Network, fewer people than ever have died in aircraft accidents this year.
According to the preliminary results of the Aviation Safety Network, 2017 was the safest year in civil aviation history. Worldwide, the database registered nine deadly aircraft crashes with a total of 67 deaths by New Year’s Eve, fewer than ever before.
According to the Aircraft Accident Bureau, there are estimated to be more than 3.7 billion airline passengers worldwide each year. The new figures reflect a civil aviation trend that has been ongoing since 1997. The number of accidents continues to decline.