Re: A3XX vs B747-600 (was: Airbus lawsuit coming?)

Date:         10 Nov 96 04:52:44 
From:         Patrick.Petit@cern.ch (Patrick PETIT)
Organization: CERN - European Organization for Nuclear Research
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In article <airliners.1996.2257@ohare.Chicago.COM>, rickydik@ix.netcom.com
says...
>There may be more A320's built than Comets, but the A320 may still have
>a worse accident record, which at one time was the worst since the
>beginning of the jet age.

Statistics from Boeing:

Accidents rate (per million of flights between 1958 and 1993)

Comet  9.63
B707  6.14
DC8  5.49
Trident 5.00
DC10 2.67
A320 2.50
B747 -1/2/300 1.71
DC9 1.18
B737 -1/200 1.15
A300 .98
B727 .87
A310 .64