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Feature Article: Where Accidents Happen
- Only 8% of midairs are from head-on. 42% are between airplanes
flying in the same direction.
- Pilots, as a group, are getting older.
- Highest accident rate is in personal/pleasure flying
- Second highest area of accidents is instructional flying.
306 accidents, 31 fatal, 53 fatalities. (year?) Most occurred
during student solo.
- 65% during landing phase.
- 1/3 accidents in landing.
- 1 in 5 accidents during takeoff.
- 45% of all accidents occur during takeoff and landing
- Instructional accidents occur at a rate of 6.5 per 100,000
hours of instruction. This is half the personal rate.
- 70% of the instructional accidents occur during the takeoff
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