Welcome to the NTSB's Summary of US Civil Aviation Accidents for Calendar Year (CY) 2013. This summary combines information on accidents involving air carriers (regulated by Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations [CFR] Part 121), commuter and on-demand carriers (regulated by 14 CFR Part 135), and general aviation (regulated by 14 CFR Part 91).
Summary data are provided for each of the categories listed in the table below. This summary was developed before the adoption of the probable cause for many of these accidents.
For 2013, this summary uses data updated on February 18, 2015.
Information on the methods used and the sources of this information.
Part 121 Data Spreadsheet in MS Excel format (data updated on February 18, 2015)
This section provides a summary of the activity and experiences of air carriers regulated by Part 121. These operators generally fly large, transport-category aircraft carrying passengers, cargo, or both for hire. The figures in this section use accident categories that were developed by the Commercial Aviation Safety Team (CAST)/International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Common Taxonomy Team (CICTT).
Part 135 Data Spreadsheet in MS Excel format (data updated on February 18, 2015)
Title 14 CFR Part 135 governs the operation of certain aircraft with fewer than 10 passenger seats operating scheduled commuter services as well as aircraft operating on-demand passenger or cargo services.
General Aviation Data Spreadsheet in MS Excel format (data updated on February 18, 2015)
General aviation is the umbrella term for any operation that is not governed by Parts 121, 135, or 129. General aviation covers a wide range of operations and aircraft, from powered parachutes and light-sport aircraft to
turboprops and jets used for a variety of flying. In addition, general aviation includes some types of commercial activities.
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