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03 January 2008

Review of Fatal Airline Events of 2007

Seattle, WA - January 4, 2008 - has released its annual review of fatal airline events of 2007. There were a total of eight fatal events in 2007, including four that resulted in the deaths of everyone on board. While there were no events in North America, there were three in Asia, two each in Africa and Europe, and one in South America. The eight fatal events of 2007 is the lowest number of fatal events tracked by in the last decade, a number also equaled in 2006 and 2003. For the 10 year period 1998-2007, has listed 111 fatal airline events from around the world.

This annual review is available as a podcast episode in several formats:

Audio: MP3 | Video: iPod/MP4 | WMV | Google Video | YouTube

To download the audio file or one of the video files, visit the home page at, or follow the link from the Foundation at

The videos are also available on YouTube at and Google Video at You can find video links and download instructions at

A printed list of the eight fatal events of 2007, along with several other noteworthy aviation safety events from last year, is available at

To obtain a PDF file or PowerPoint presentation of this annual review, please contact at

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