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Document ID (ISN)76191
CIS number 01-120
ISSN - Serial title 0095-6562 - Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kearney P.J., Li G.
Title Geographic variations in crash risk of general aviation and air taxis
Bibliographic information Jan. 2000, Vol.71, No.1, p.19-21. 9 ref.
Abstract Data regarding general aviation and air taxi crashes in the United States during 1992-94 were analysed and crash risk was calculated for each state and region. During the 3-year period, the calculated United States crash rate was 8.9 crashes per 100,000 flight hours. Alaska and the Northwest Mountain region had the highest crash and fatal crash rates. This is the first study to report on geographical differences in rates determined as crashes per 100,000 pilot hours. It shows that crash rates and fatal crashes are highest in mountainous regions.
Descriptors (primary) mortality; geographical variables; air transport; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) USA; Alaska; frequency rates; statistical evaluation; risk factors
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Transport and communications
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Air transportation
Risk evaluation