2012 Was The Safest Year To Fly

Monday, February 18, 2013 @ 8:00 AM

As the New York Times reported Tuesday, 2012 was the safest year in aviation history since 1945, according to the Aviation Safety Network.

The report, which was released in January, stated that for the year 2012 there were 23 total fatal accidents, much lower than the ten-year average of 34.  There were 11 accidents involving passenger flights, compared to the ten-year average of 16.

Read the full New York Times article here.  For the full report from the ASN, click here.