Aviation Aircraft Investigation
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...aircraft flying. This equals roughly 87,000 flights every day. Of these 87,000 flights, 28,537 are commercial flights, 27,178 are private planes, 24, 548 are planes for hire, 5, 260 are military flights and 2,148 are aircraft carrying air cargo (http://1lawflying.wordpress.com).
Statistically, flying is very safe. An average American has a 1 in 11 million chance of being killed in a plane crash in comparison to a 1 in 5,000 chance of being killed in an automobile accident (http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/space/how-risky-is-flying.html). Nevertheless, aviation... 21 February Human Error in the Aviation Industry Introduction In the United s, at any given time of the day, there are approximately 5,000...