Plane crashes by airline

Plane crashes with passenger deaths for selected airlines since 1970, along with an estimate of the fatal crash rate per million flights.

Below is a table of links to additional crash pages, followed by crashes by airline.

Recent crashes

Airlines with no crashes

Sole surviver crashes

Crashes with most fatalities

Recent crashes

Crashes by world region

Crashes by model

Crash rates by model

US hijackings



Cabin safety

Prohibited items

Baggage advice

Plane crashes by world region

United States and Canada (see below)
Latin America and the Caribbean
Africa and the Middle East
Asia, Australia and the Pacific region

Crashes for selected US and Canadian airlines

Airline Rate Flights+ FLE* Events Last
Air Canada 0.33 4.75M 1.58 3 1983
AirTran (ValuJet) ** 0.94 1.06M 1.00 1 1996
Alaska Airlines 0.33 6.13M 2.02 3 2000
American Airlines** 0.40 25.08M 10.08 13 2004
Delta Air Lines** 0.17 24.8M 4.24 7 2006
Hawaiian Airlines 0.00 0.66M 0.00 0 -
JetBlue Airlines 0.00 0.35M 0.00 0 -
Southwest Airlines 0.00 15.26M 0.00 0 -
United Airlines** 0.31 21.9M 6.69 11 2001(2)
US Airways** 0.28 17.63M 4.97 9 2003

* Fatal event rate is given by a value called Full Loss Equivalent (FLE) for each listed airline.
** Airline has either a subsidiary or a parent
*** Airline merged with another or no longer in operation airline that was responsible for at least one fatal event since 1970.
+ Number of flights is for the period 1970-2005, except Air Canada which is for 1970-1999.

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Plane crashes by airline -- Revised: 29 September 2014