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Why no one has died in a commercial passenger jet crash in more than a year

Air travel has become incredibly safe.

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According to one firm, only 14 people died in commercial passenger flights globally last year.

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Not a single person perished in a commercial passenger jet crash in 2017, making the year an extraordinarily safe one for flying. New reports from two separate organizations in the Netherlands summarize just how incredibly safe it was to take to the skies commercially, and aviation experts from the President claiming it’s his doing.)

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