Re: accident ratio list

From:         kls@ohare.Chicago.COM (Karl Swartz)
Organization: Chicago Software Works, Menlo Park, California
Date:         22 Apr 95 03:53:50 
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Fascinating list -- thanks for taking the time to post it.  Do they
define "accident" anywhere?  The 1.86 ratio for the 747-400 is some-
what surprising.  There have been three 747-400 "accidents" that I'm
aware of, though none were fatal and only one (China Air 605 in Hong
Kong) resulted in a hull loss.  Given how few departures a 747-400
makes, perhaps this one loss could be sufficient to account for 1.86
accidents per 1e6 departures.

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