Most Popular Airliner Crashes

As an investigation begins into the cause of the engine failure of the Qantas-owned A380 the safety of airliners and air crash data worldwide comes into focus.

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The MD 80 has the highest number of passenger fatalities with Boeing 737 (CFMI) follows closely with 1,049 fatalities. Airbus A320 comes in third with 602 fatalities.

The Boeing 777, Airbus A319 and ERJ- 145 have all recorded no fatal accidents to passengers or passenger fatalities.

Boeing 737 (NG) currently holds the highest number of operating airliners at 3,274 worldwide.

From a manufacturer perspective, Boeing has 7,346 operating airliner with 2,867 fatalities followed by Airbus with 4,921 operating airliner with 1,202 fatalities.

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