Russia’s aviation safety record – an annotated infographic

The crash of a Russian Antonov An-148 plane near Moscow earlier this month, which killed all 71 people aboard, is one of the country’s worst-ever aviation disasters.

Russia has suffered 11 air disasters since 2008, claiming 893 lives, according to Airsafe.com.

The chronology of tragedy among Russian carriers contains a number of recurrent themes. The leading cause of fatal accidents appears to be a combination of severe weather and poor pilot decision-making.

Click on the graphic for an expanded view.

GN36232C_EN

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s