General aviation fatalities comprise the majority of aviation fatalities in most years.
|Fatalities percent change from same month previous year||-19.57||21.62|
NOTE: The current value is compared to the value from the same period in the previous year to account for seasonality.
General Aviation - Movements of aircraft and helicopters belonging to individuals, companies not primarily in the aviation business, and flying clubs. Services provided by general aviation aircraft include firefighting, law enforcement, news coverage, and corporate in-house transportation.
SOURCE: National Transportation Safety Board, Office of Aviation Safety, available at: http://www.ntsb.gov/aviation/curr_mo.txt