Why Airline Deaths Are Becoming Rarer
In 2015, intentional plane deaths outpaced accidental deaths in the airliner industry.By Eugene Daniels | January 5, 2016
The report outlines eight accidental plane crashes that killed 161 people, and according to Time, that's an accident rate of one per 5 million flights.
And it makes sense that accidental plane crashes continue to decline as technology on the ground and in the air improves. These days, planes have higher levels of automation than ever before, helping to quell some of the human errors that could take place. (Video via American Airlines)