In August, Trigana Air flight 257 from Sentani to Oksibil crashed about 30 minutes into the 45 minute domestic Indonesian flight. It was the third deadly crash in Indonesia within just eight months. As per Wikipedia:
Arnold Barnet, a statistician focusing on aviation safety at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, told the New York Times in December 2014 that the death rate in Indonesian airline crashes over the previous ten years was one in every million passenger-boardings, compared to one death for every 25 million passengers for airlines in the United States.
Some countries are clearly safer than others when it comes to flying and socioeconomic status seems to be a major contributing factor. Yahoo Travel takes a closer look at the IATA 2014 Safety Report which was released in April 2015 to determine the most dangerous places for air travel.
Africa and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), which is made up of former Soviet nations, both make the list, but who else gains notoriety? See their analysis here.
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