ASN: List of aircraft accidents caused by pilot suicide

The following is a list of airliner accidents involving (possible or rumored) pilot suicide, compiled from the Aviation Safety Network files. General aviation aircraft are not included. 26 September 1976 – 12 fatalitiesA Russian pilot stole an Antonov 2 airplane directed his aircraft into the block of flats in Novosibirsk where his divorced wife lived.  (ASN Accident…

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Aviation Safety Network: airliner accident fatalities at record low

The year 2013 was a very safe year for commercial aviation, Aviation Safety Network data show. By far the safest year by number of fatalities and the second safest year by number of accidents. Over the year 2013 the Aviation Safety Network recorded a total of 29 fatal airliner accidents, resulting in a record low…

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