The Top 5 Countries with the Most Fatal Civil Airline Accidents

  Country Airline Accidents
(from 1945 to 2015)
1 United States 788 10,625
2 Russia 447 8,001
3 Brazil 185 2,725
4 Canada 179 1,767
5 Colombia 178 2,837
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Sources:  Aviation Safety Network: “Fatal Civil Airliner Accidents 1945 to 2015."

List Notes: Data is the top 5 countries with the highest number of fatal civil airliner accidents from 1945 to 2015. Military accidents, corporate jets, hijackings and other criminal occurrences are not included in this list. Please note that this data is skewed towards the countries that have more commercial flights. Data with the number of accidents per million take-offs would be a more accurate representation of the data and should this become available Top 5 of Anything will certainly publish it.
Countries with the Most Fatal Civil Airline Accidents

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