Table 1 - Fatal Accidents and Deaths by Type of Aviation Operation: 1990-2001

Table 1 - Fatal Accidents and Deaths by Type of Aviation Operation: 1990-2001

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Type of operation Fatal accidents Deaths
Number Percent Number Percent
General aviation 4,628 93 8,295 77
Commercial aviation 347 7 2,510 23
Total 4,975 100 10,805 100

NOTES: The number of commercial aviation fatal accidents and deaths include those that occurred on Sept. 11, 2001.
2001 data are preliminary.

SOURCE: National Transportation Safety Board, Aviation Accident Statistics, available at http://www.ntsb.gov/aviation/Stats.htm, as of April 2002.