Accession Number:

ADA128890

Title:

Crash Injury Protection in Survivable Air Transport Accidents - United States Civil Aircraft Experience from 1970-1978.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Apr 79-Apr 80,

Corporate Author:

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION TECHNICAL CENTER ATLANTIC CITY NJ

Report Date:

1983-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

133.0

Abstract:

This report reviews 27 survivable ground accidents and 3 in-flight accidents occurring from 1970 through 1978. Twenty-five of the ground accidents and all of the in-flight accidents involved reports of seat or restraint performance. Comparisons of injury and fatality rates are made with studies involving earlier model aircraft accidents.

Subject Categories:

  • Aircraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE