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Reduce Aviation-Related Fatalities

Goal Leaders:

Photo of Ali Bahrami FAA: Ali Bahrami, Associate Administrator, Aviation Safety
Photo of John J. Hickey John J. Hickey, Deputy Associate Administrator, Aviation Safety

Goal Statement:

U.S.-Owned Commercial Aviation

DOT will work to reduce commercial air carrier fatalities per 100 million persons on board to no more than 5.9 by September 30, 2019. Long term, DOT is committed to reduce fatalities by 50 percent over 18-year period (until FY2025).

U.S. General Aviation

DOT will work to reduce general aviation fatal accidents to no more than 1.05 fatal accidents per 100,000 flight hours by September 30, 2019. Long term, DOT seeks to reduce general aviation fatal accidents more than 0.96 fatal accidents per 100,000 flight hours by FY2028.

Implementation Action Plans will be available with the Q1 FY 2018 performance update.