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Accident AnalysisAccident Analysis

Why spend time reading about all the things that can go wrong? Because when we learn from the mistakes of others, things are much more likely to go right.

Accident Graphs

Find updated statistics on specific types of accidents by selecting an accident category in the menu below. Data are updated each April to be current through the end of the preceding calendar year. With occasional exceptions, you’ll find annual numbers of accidents of that type and a breakdown into more specific categories, each covering the most recent 10-year period for which the NTSB’s investigations are reasonably complete.


Interactive Accident Maps

Every flight is different, but GA accidents follow well-worn patterns. Whether heedless, hapless, or simply clueless, pilots keep falling into the same traps. Using the menu below, ASI's interactive accident maps let you find the locations and details of recent accidents that fit those classic patterns.