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2017 was the safest year in the history of commercial air travel, according to The Aviation Safety Network.
There were no crashes involving large passenger airliners anywhere in the world despite the volume of air traffic reaching its highest point ever.
Excluding acts of suicide, sabotage and hijacking, 59 people were killed in 14 air accidents worldwide in 2017.
It must be pointed out that the data does not include accidents involving helicopters and military aircraft.
The following infographic uses The Aviation Safety Network’s data to show accident fatalities between 1972 and 2017.
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according to Last year was the safest on record for commercial jetliners, several industry groups reported.
According to the Aviation Safety Network, no one died in 2017 due to an aviation accident aboard a commercial passenger jet.
The last fatal crash of a passenger plane in the United States involving a U.S.-certified airline occurred in February 2009, when a flight operated by Colgan Air crashed in New York, Reuters reported.
CORRECTION: A previous version of this story mistakenly stated that the last fatal passenger jet crash involving a U.S. certified airline occurred in February 2009.
In fact, that was the most recent passenger airplane crash, but the plane was not a jet.