Plane crashes in 2021: 15 crashes and 134 deaths!
In 2021, 15 fatal accidents were reported, resulting in 134 deaths. In 12 months, the civil aviation industry recorded one fatal accident involving a large passenger plane. It's about a Boeing 737-500 Sriwijaya Air crashed in Indonesia. All 61 people on board died in the accident on January 9, 2021.
All other fatal accidents last year involved turboprop, piston or business jet aircraft, many of them cargo.
The total number of accidents and deaths was significantly lower than before the pandemic. We also attribute this to the significant reduction in the activity of commercial airlines in both 2020 and 2021.
In 2020 - the first year in which airlines' business was severely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic - flight operations fell by more than 70% compared to 2019. In 2020, there were 12 accidents with casualties resulting in 332 accidents. death.
We are also waiting for the official reports issued by https://news.aviation-safety.net/!