Figure 1 - General Aviation Fatality Rates: 1975-2001

Figure 1 - General Aviation Fatality Rates: 1975-2001

(Per 100,000 hours flown)

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Year Rate
1975 4.35
1976 3.99
1977 4.04
1978 4.46
1979 3.16
1980 3.40
1981 3.48
1982 4.00
1983 3.72
1984 3.58
1985 3.38
1986 3.57
1987 3.10
1988 2.90
1989 2.75
1990 2.69
1991 2.89
1992 3.50
1993 3.25
1994 3.28
1995 2.95
1996 2.56
1997 2.47
1998 2.45
1999 2.08
2000 2.04
2001 2.11

NOTE: 2001 data are preliminary.

SOURCES: National Transportation Safety Board, Accidents, Fatalities, and Rates: 1982-2001 (Washington, DC: 2002), also available at http://www.ntsb.gov/aviation/Stats.htm, as of April 2002; and U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, National Transportation Statistics Historical Compendium: 1960-1992 (Washington, DC: 1993).