How many planes have crashed in history?

In the 2000s increased airways transportation brought accidents with it. According to the balance sheet of the last 10 years, 2018 was recorded as the year with the highest mortal accident, and 2017 was the safest year.

556 people died in 15 plane crashes in 2018. According to Aviation Safety Network's (ASN) data, 37 million 800 thousand trips were made in that year, and the accident rate was every 2.54 million.
In terms of global air transport, 2017 was the safest year since 1946, when records were kept. 44 people lost their lives in 10 plane crashes in that year.
Plane accidents and civilian deaths in the last 10 years were as follows:
  • In 2019, 86 accidents occurred including large commercial aircraft and 257 people died. According to the study worldwide, which includes passenger planes, 1 fatal accident occurred in every 5.58 million flights in 2019.
  • In the statement made by Aviation Security Network, it was stated that 2019 was "one of the safest years for commercial aviation".
  • 556 people died in 15 plane crashes in 2018. On the 29th of October, 189 people died on the plane of Lion Air, which took off from Malaysia. The cause of the accident is still not found.
  • 44 people died in 10 plane crashes in 2017. With this aspect, 2017 was the year when the least loss of lives occurred in plane crashes. The deadliest accident occurred on the last day of the year. As a result of the fall of a tourist plane on December 31, 2018, 12 passengers died.
  • A total of 325 people died in 19 fatal accidents in 2016. The deadliest accident occurred within the boundaries of Colombia and 76 people died in total. What made this accident unforgettable was that it was carrying the Chapecoense football team from the Brazilian 1st League team. Just 2 football players are survived from the accident. National mourning was declared in Brazil for 3 days.
  • 560 passengers lost their lives in 16 plane crashes in 2015. While the planes never crashed while landing or taking off, all fatal cases occurred on the routine route of the planes. This year, the deadliest accident happened off the coast of Egypt. On October 31, 224 passengers and crew died shortly after takeoff.
  • In the last 10 years, 2014 was the deadliest period in aviation history. 990 people died in 21 accidents in total. The deadliest accident occurred on July 17, 2014, within the borders of Ukraine. A total of 298 people died on the Malaysia Airlines plane that took off from the Netherlands. Western countries and Ukraine announced that the pro-Russian armed groups dropped the plane.
  • In 29 fatal accidents that occurred in 2013, a total of 265 people died. It was noteworthy that 17 of these accidents occurred during the plane landing and landing on the runway. The most deadly accident occurred in Russia. 50 people died in the accident on November 17, 2013. 49 people died in the accident in Laos in October of the same year.
  • In 2012, the balance sheet witnessed one of the heavy periods in the last 10 years. 477 people died in 23 fatal accidents this year. The two most deadly accidents occurred in Nigeria and Pakistan. In these two accidents, a total of 280 people died respectively.
  • In 2011, a total of 28 fatal accidents occurred. While 507 people died in total, the most deadly accidents occurred in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Iran. A total of 154 people, lost their lives in both accidents.
  • The balance sheet of 2010 was also a remarkable season with the high number of dead. 831 people died in 29 fatal accidents in total. Approximately 20% of fatal accidents in that year occurred on the African continent.
  • In 2009, 32 fatal accidents occurred in total. 763 people died in these accidents.
  • In 2008, there were 35 accidents in total. 595 people lost their lives in these accidents.
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