In 2012, there was a total of 1453 civil aviation accidents, of which 257 were fatal and 407 fatalities were recorded.
In aviation accidents, as with many other types of accidents, the first thing that we do is that we talk to the client and we start to gather the information about what happened.
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According to International Air Transport Association -IATA-, the aviation security performance for 2010 shows that the year's accident percentage for Western-built jet aircrafts was the lowest in aviation history. The 2010 international accident rate (measured in hull losses per million flights of a Western-built jet aircraft) was 0.61. That is equal to 1 accident for every 1.6 million flights. This is an important improvement of the 0.71 rate recorded in 2009 (1 accident for 1.4 million flights). The 2010 ratio was the lowest in aviation history, just below the 2006 rate of 0.65. Correlated to 10 years ago, the accident ratio has been cut 42% from the rate recorded in 2001. A preliminary monthly summary regarding U.S. Civil Aviation accidents was released by NTSB on January 8, 2014. These statistics reflect accident information entered into the database by the Office of Aviation Safety and are as current as the date of the document. In 2012, there was a total of 1453 civil aviation accidents, of which 257 were fatal and 407 fatalities were recorded. The numbers have dropped in 2013, with a total of 1206 accidents, 217 fatal and 389 fatalities. There were 24 accidents recorded in 2012 involving aircrafts operating under 14 CFR 121 and 16 accidents in 2013, all under scheduled service.
The time period for bringing a suit varies depending upon what law applies. In some of these, limitation periods can be quite short, but there are a number of factors, which affect how long the time limit will be in a case. The Warsaw Convention has been found to “preempt” state tort liability and thus, even if international flight crashes in...View full answer
If the person survives, the damages he or she can recover include pain and suffering, loss of wages and medical bills, both past and future. In the event of a death, the relatives of the victim can recover damages for funeral expenses, the loss of support the victim would have provided and others. The Convention allows recovery for physical bodily...View full answer
Generally, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will lead the investigation of any aviation crash, with assistance from members of the local law enforcement authorities, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and representatives of the manufacturer of the aircraft....View full answer
Airplane crash investigation by experts can often determine the cause of a crash even if no one survives. All airliners and many charter aircraft contain instruments called flight data recorders and cockpit voice recorders. Radar information, and careful investigation of the wreckage...View full answer