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Airline safety improves again in 2004 ...(Brief Article)

The world's airlines enjoyed their safest year on record in 2004, according to Airclaims. Commercial air carriers experienced only 11 fatal accidents worldwide, excluding acts of violence, with a total of 347 passengers killed. Last year also was "the fourth consecutive year [in which] the number of fatal accidents involving passengers decreased, if deliberate acts of violence are excluded," Airclaims said. …

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