ANNUAL REVIEW OF AIRCRAFT ACCIDENT DATA - U.S. GENERAL AVIATION, CALENDAR YEAR 1977

The publication presents the record of aircraft accidents which occurred in U.S. general aviation operations during the calendar year 1977. It includes an analysis of accident data relating to an overview, types of accidents, accident causal factors, kinds of flying, and conclusions; a statistical compilation of accident information presented in the form of accident and rate tables, analytic tables, injury tables and cause/factor tables. These statistical data are divided into sections pertaining to all operations, small fixed-wing aircraft, large fixed -wing aircraft, rotorcraft, gliders, and collisions between aircraft. In 1977, there were 4,286 total general aviation accidents, 702 of which were fatal. Included in the total number of accidents are 52 collisions between aircraft. By coding each aircraft involved in collisions, an additional 51 records were produced, which brought the total nubmer of accidndt records to 4,337. This figure reflects the actual number of pilots and aircraft involved in the accidents.

  • Corporate Authors:

    National Transportation Safety Board

    Bureau of Technology, 800 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20594
  • Publication Date: 1978-11-16

Media Info

  • Pagination: 213 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00191293
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: NTSB-ARG-78-2 Summry Rpt
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1979 12:00AM