CRASH INJURY PROTECTION IN SURVIVABLE AIR TRANSPORT ACCIDENTS. UNITED STATES CIVIL AIRCRAFT EXPERIENCE FROM 1970-78

This report reviews 27 survivable ground accidents and 3 in-flight accidents occurring from 1970 through 1978. Twenty-five of the ground accidents and all of the in-flight accidents involved reports of seat or restraint performance. Comparisons of injury and fatality rates are made with studies involving earlier model aircraft accidents.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Federal Aviation Administration

    800 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20591
  • Publication Date: 1983-3

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00321459
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transportation Statistical Reference File, TSC
  • Report/Paper Numbers: One-Time
  • Files: TSR, USDOT
  • Created Date: Oct 30 1983 12:00AM