The good news is that commercial airplane travel has never been safer. In the U.S., fatal accidents involving commercial airliners have decreased relatively steadily over the last half-century. However, it seems at least a fe high-profile aviation accidnets occur every year, many of which grab the attention of the world. Unfortunately, 2015 was no exception.
Aviation crashes in New York and across the United States have a lot of technical and legal elements that need to be sorted through once the incident occurs, but it's important to remember that these types of crashes often involve the loss of life. Each life that is lost is often connected to a family that is left mourning. Although these stories are quickly covered in the news media when the incident occurs, it is rare to read a news story years later updating readers on the state of those injured or left behind.
Last week, some of our readers may have heard about a tragic plane crash that killed 224 people. The Russian Metrojet airplane crashed in Egypt on Saturday. This has prompted a lot of discussion related to airplane crashes around the world. This week a news source looked at Aviation Safety Network data to see which countries were the atal airline accidents.