(Note: I put this in “Aviation News” instead of GA on purpose, as it is pertinent to all aviation. - PAG)
NTSB notes big drop in GA fatalities
By AOPA ePublishing staff
The number of fatalities from general aviation accidents reached a 40-year low in 2007, according to statistics released by the NTSB on April 16. It also marked a 30-percent decrease from the previous year.
There were 491 fatalities last year compared with 703 in 2006, although the total number of GA accidents increased from 1,518 to 1,631 for the same time period.
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