Small Airlines Likely to Remain Unsafe

Number 7166
Subject Aviation
Source Rocky Mountain News (Denver)
State CO
Year 1988
Publication Date March-April 1988
Summary Rocky Mountain News (Denver) investigates the safety of regional airlines; the smaller planes commonly flown by regional airlines have an accident rate of 1.43 per 100,000 flights, compared to 0.43 per 100,000 flights for aircraft with more than 30 seats; pilot error and insufficient regulation add to the problem.
Category General
Pages 5
Keywords FAA;pilots;safety
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