There’s evidence, according to Forbes, that suggests airline accidents and related fatalities are on the rise. Recognizing the causes of these accidents is an important part of preventing future accidents. It’s also important to ensure families have what they need to move forward.
In 2017, 59 deaths were attributed to airline wrecks. In 2018, however, there was a drastic increase of approximately 900%. The total fatalities in 2018 amounted to 561. In terms of safety, experts considered 2017 to be an exceptionally safe year, while 2018 was deemed only average. The Aviation Safety Network’s safety indicator is based on fatal accidents involving commercial flights that have been certified to carry 14 or more passengers.