Crashes and serious incidents/accidents in 2018

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Re: Trivia 2018 (miscellaneous news)

Post by luchtzak » 21 Dec 2018, 13:58

A crash of an Antonov An-26B near Kinshasa Airport: https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/goma ... i-airport/

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Re: Trivia 2018 (miscellaneous news)

Post by luchtzak » 23 Dec 2018, 02:30

luchtzak wrote:
21 Dec 2018, 13:58
A crash of an Antonov An-26B near Kinshasa Airport: https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/goma ... i-airport/

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Re: Crashes and serious incidents/accidents in 2018

Post by Passenger » 01 Jan 2019, 16:34

The Aviation Safety Network today released the 2018 airliner accident statistics showing a total of 15 fatal airliner accidents, resulting in 556 fatalities. Despite several high-profile accidents, the year 2018 was one of the safest years ever for commercial aviation, Aviation Safety Network data show. Yet, last year was worse than the five-year average.

Over the year 2018, the Aviation Safety Network recorded a total of 15 fatal airliner accidents [*], resulting in 556 fatalities. This makes 2018 the third safest year ever by the number of fatal accidents and the ninth safest in terms of fatalities. The safest year in aviation history was 2017 with 10 accidents and 44 lives lost. Looking at that five-year average of 14 accidents and 480 fatalities, last year was worse on both accounts.

Twelve accidents involved passenger flights, three were cargo flights. Three out of 15 accident airplanes were operated by airlines on the E.U. "blacklist", up by two compared to 2017.

Given the estimated worldwide air traffic of about 37,800,000 flights, the accident rate is one fatal accident per 2,540,000 flights. Reflecting on this accident rate, Aviation Safety Network's CEO Harro Ranter stated that the level of safety has increased significantly: "If the accident rate had remained the same as ten years ago, there would have been 39 fatal accidents last year. At the accident rate of the year 2000, there would have been even 64 fatal accidents. This shows the enormous progress in terms of safety in the past two decades."

[*] Statistics are based on all worldwide fatal commercial aircraft accidents (passenger and cargo flights) involving civil aircraft of which the basic model has been certified for carrying 14 or more passengers. Consequently, the April 11 accident involving an Algerian Air Force IL-76 transport plane that killed 257 is not included. When including military transport aircraft the total number fatalities would be 917 in 25 fatal accidents.

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https://aviation-safety.net/database/hp ... ?year=2018

The Aviation Safety Network is an independent organisation located in the Netherlands. Founded in 1996. It has the aim to provide everyone with a (professional) interest in aviation with up-to-date, complete and reliable authoritative information on airliner accidents and safety issues. ASN is an exclusive service of the Flight Safety Foundation (FSF). The figures have been compiled using the airliner accident database of the Aviation Safety Network, the Internet leader in aviation safety information. The Aviation Safety Network uses information from authoritative and official sources.

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Re: Crashes and serious incidents/accidents in 2018

Post by jan_olieslagers » 01 Jan 2019, 16:52

It is nice and honest to mention the Il76 accident in Algeria - very bad, that one was - this chap Ranter and his team really do their best. The increase in total volume has indeed been very great, much greater than the increase in accidents and in fatalities. Each one is one too much, still, of course.

I wonder about private aviation, and how things are changing there - any pointers? I seem to feel improvement, there too, but there might well be a decrease in volume, given the ever rising fuel cost and the closure of small aerodromes - quite rapid in some countries.

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Re: Crashes and serious incidents/accidents in 2018

Post by jan_olieslagers » 01 Jan 2019, 18:50

And even state broadcaster VRT takes relevance from them, amateur though they may be. Better an able amateur than a poor professional? :)

https://www.vrt.be/vrtnws/nl/2019/01/01 ... uigongeva/

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Re: Crashes and serious incidents/accidents in 2018

Post by PttU » 02 Jan 2019, 07:53

Passenger wrote:
01 Jan 2019, 16:34
The Aviation Safety Network today released the 2018 airliner accident statistics showing a total of 15 fatal airliner accidents, resulting in 556 fatalities.

When including military transport aircraft the total number fatalities would be 917 in 25 fatal accidents.
So 361 fatalities in 10 military accidents. I don't know the ratio of military ops compared to commercial, but it seems the amount of accidents is relatively higher... any reason for that?

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Re: Crashes and serious incidents/accidents in 2018

Post by Passenger » 01 Jul 2019, 14:43

DIBO wrote:
09 Jun 2018, 19:23
Gyrocopter departed Friday from EBMG, crashed in the area. One fatality.
https://www.hln.be/nieuws/binnenland/sp ... ~a78fcabd/
http://www.dhnet.be/regions/namur/un-ul ... 01e77753e3
Final report:
https://mobilit.belgium.be/sites/defaul ... report.pdf

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Re: Crashes and serious incidents/accidents in 2018

Post by luchtzak » 21 Jul 2019, 21:02

Passenger wrote:
01 Oct 2018, 18:53
luchtzak wrote:
29 Sep 2018, 09:01
Air Niugini now confirm 1 person is missing after Pacific lagoon plane crash ...
http://aviationtribune.com/safety/air-n ... icronesia/
Sadly, his body has been found.
This should be footage from the cockpit seconds before the impact, I am still checking if it's real.

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