Fatal air accidents in Britain and Ireland 1786 - 1939: statistics


Fatal accidents by aircraft type:


Type Total
Sopwith Camel 340
Avro 504 317
B.E.2 160
R.E.8 154
Bristol Fighter 133
DH.60 Moth 81
Maurice Farman Shorthorn 79
D.H.6 75
D.H.9 72
F.E.2 68
Sopwith Pup 66
D.H.4 62
S.E.5 60
Hawker Audax 46
Bristol Blenheim 45
Sopwith Dolphin 43
A.W. Siskin 33
Hawker Hart 32
Sopwith 1 Strutter 32
Sopwith Snipe 29
Fairey Battle 26
Other types 1292
Total 3245


Fatalities by year:


Year Total
1786 - 1913 68
1914 26
1915 38
1916 259
1917 626
1918 1394
1919 138
1920 28
1921 70
1922 32
1923 38
1924 56
1925 41
1926 71
1927 47
1928 67
1929 58
1930 68
1931 81
1932 61
1933 62
1934 80
1935 80
1936 141
1937 182
1938 242
1939 533
Total 4577


Fatalities by age:


Age Total
0 - 9 14
10 - 17 38
18 - 19 716
20 - 24 1860
25 - 29 1102
30 - 39 537
40 - 49 125
50 - 59 27
60 - 69 14
70 - 79 10
unknown 132
Total 4577



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