The number of accidents occurring in airplanes increased in 2008. The numbers reported by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) showed over 500 fatalities reported due to airline accidents.
The number of fatalities has decreased sinced 2007, from 672 persons, yet the number of crashes is up.
The IATA configured that 1 in 1.2 million airplane crashes occured in 2008.
25% of the accidents were reported as happenings that occurred during take-off. The report also showed a deficiency in safety management was a factor in the accidents, which means many were most certainly preventable.
If you or a loved one has suffered through an airplane crash, please contact the Green Bay Aviation accident lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-272-2874.