flight safety

1960s air disasters
1970s air disasters
1980s air disasters
1990s air disasters
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 civil aviation disasters

Aviation-related accidents have long captured the interest and attention of pilots and non-pilots alike. Outside of the horror of lost lives and increased anxiety of future flights, there are valuable lessons to be learned from these accidents. The purpose of this web site is to examine these accidents in that light with the hopes of increased understanding and safety.

All of the accidents discussed involve airline flights and resulted in fatalities. For some, there is still no explanation. In discussing these crashes, you will find only the facts of the events and the probable reasons behind them.