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The aircrafts with fatality-free records

 

Agence France-Presse

 /  Wed, March 13, 2019  /  03:03 pm
The aircrafts with fatality-free records

While airfare tends to be the single most important factor for many travelers when booking their flight, the latest incident may spur greater interest in the type of aircraft they'll be flying.  (Shutterstock/File)

In the last five months, the Boeing 737 MAX has been involved in two fatal crashes that killed 346 passengers and crew. 

A number of countries and airlines have grounded the aircrafts in response to the latest Ethiopian Airlines crash, including Indonesia, Singapore, China, Australia, Eastar Jet in South Korea and Aeromexico.

While airfare tends to be the single most important factor for many travelers when booking their flight, the latest incident may spur greater interest in the type of aircraft they'll be flying. 

Boeing regularly releases a report on commercial jet aircraft accidents. 

Read also: Six similarities between Ethiopian ET302 and Indonesian JT610 plane crashes

In the latest Boeing Statistical Summary of Commercial Jet Airplane Accidents: Worldwide Operations 1959-2017, the following commercial passenger aircrafts are listed as having fatality-free records:

  • Boeing 717 (formerly the MD95),  
  • A380 superjumbo 
  • Boeing 787 
  • Boeing 747-8 
  • Airbus A350  
  • Bombardier C Series 
  • Airbus A340 
  • Airbus A320 NEO series