Aviation statistics - 2013

Statistical summary aviation occurrences 2013

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Figure 1. The figure is a bar graph representing the number of accidents and accident rates per 100 000 flying hours by year from 2004 to 2013.

In 2004, there were 243 accidents and a rate of 0 accidents per 100 000 flying hours.
In 2005, there were 251 accidents and a rate of 0 accidents per 100 000 flying hours.
In 2006, there were 258 accidents and a rate of 0 accidents per 100 000 flying hours.
In 2007, there were 279 accidents and a rate of 0 accidents per 100 000 flying hours.
In 2008, there were 239 accidents and a rate of 0 accidents per 100 000 flying hours.
In 2009, there were 242 accidents and a rate of 0 accidents per 100 000 flying hours.
In 2010, there were 238 accidents and a rate of 0 accidents per 100 000 flying hours.
In 2011, there were 227 accidents and a rate of 0 accidents per 100 000 flying hours.
In 2012, there were 233 accidents and a rate of 0 accidents per 100 000 flying hours.
In 2013, there were 230 accidents and a rate of 0 accidents per 100 000 flying hours.

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Figure 2. The figure is a bar graph that represents the average number of accidents involving Canadian-registered aircraft by operator and aircraft type for the period of 2008 to 2012, compared to the 2013 results.

The average number of airliner aeroplane accidents in the period of 2008 to 2012 was 7 compared to 13 accidents in 2013.
The average number of commuter aeroplane accidents in the period of 2008 to 2012 was 36 compared to 27 accidents in 2013.
The average number of air taxi aeroplane accidents in the period of 2008 to 2012 was 141 compared to 158 accidents in 2013.
The average number of aerial work aeroplane accidents in the period of 2008 to 2012 was 3 compared to 4 accidents in 2013.
The average number of corporate operated aeroplane accidents in the period from X5 to X9 was 22 compared to 2 accidents inX10.
The average number of state operated aeroplane accidents in the period of 2008 to 2012 was 14 compared to 12 accidents in 2013.
The average number of private or other type of operated aeroplane accidents in the period of 2008 to 2012 was 30 compared to 18 accidents in 2013.
The average number of helicopter accidents in the period of 2008 to 2012 was 5 compared to 3 accidents in 2013.
The average number of other aircraft types accidents in the period of 2008 to 2012 was 5 compared to 6 accidents in 2013.

Figure 3. The figure is a bar graph representing the number of fatalities and the number of fatal accidents by year from 2004 to 2013.

In 2004, there were 37 fatalities and 24 fatal accidents.
In 2005, there were 55 fatalities and 34 fatal accidents.
In 2006, there were 52 fatalities and 31 fatal accidents.
In 2007, there were 50 fatalities and 33 fatal accidents.
In 2008, there were 51 fatalities and 26 fatal accidents.
In 2009, there were 64 fatalities and 28 fatal accidents.
In 2010, there were 64 fatalities and 31 fatal accidents.
In 2011, there were 62 fatalities and 30 fatal accidents.
In 2012, there were 54 fatalities and 33 fatal accidents.
In 2013, there were 57 fatalities and 30 fatal accidents.

Figure 4. The figure is a bar graph showing the average number of accidents involving Canadian-registered aircraft by province for the period of 2008 to 2012 compared to the 2013 results.

In Atlantic Canada, there was an average of 40 accidents for the period of 2008 to 2012, compared to 44 accidents in 2013.
In Quebec, there was an average of 26 accidents for the period of 2008 to 2012, compared to 27 accidents in 2013.
In Ontario, there was an average of 15 accidents for the period of 2008 to 2012, compared to 18 accidents in 2013.
In Manitoba, there was an average of 20 accidents for the period of 2008 to 2012, compared to 12 accidents in 2013.
In Saskatchewan, there was an average of 58 accidents for the period of 2008 to 2012, compared to 59 accidents in 2013.
In Alberta, there was an average of 53 accidents for the period of 2008 to 2012, compared to 57 accidents in 2013.
In British Columbia, there was an average of 3 accidents for the period of 2008 to 2012, compared to 2 accidents in 2013.
In Northwest Territories/Yukon/Nunavut region, there was an average of 4 accidents for the period of 2008 to 2012, compared to 4 accidents in 2013.
In foreign territory, there was an average of 7 accidents for the period of 2008 to 2012, compared to 4 accidents in 2013.

Figure 5. The figure is a bar graph representing the aeroplane accidents and fatal accidents by phase of flight for a 10 years period from 2004 to 2013.

From 2004 to 2013, the standing/taxiing phase totaled 180 accidents and 6 fatal accidents.
From 2004 to 2013, the take-off phase totaled 485 accidents and 50 fatal accidents.
From 2004 to 2013, the phase en route totaled 331 accidents and 87 fatal accidents.
From 2004 to 2013, the phase manoeuvering totaled 109 accidents and 25 fatal accidents.
From 2004 to 2013, the approach phase totaled 276 accidents and 46 fatal accidents.
From 2004 to 2013, the landing phase totaled 1192 accidents and 30 fatal accidents.
From 2004 to 2013, the post-impact phase totaled 149 accidents and 79 fatal accidents.

Figure 6. The figure is a bar graph representing the helicopter accidents and fatal accidents by phase of flight from 2004 to 2013.

From 2004 to 2013, the standing/taxiing phase totaled 44 accidents and 1 fatal accidents.
From 2004 to 2013, the take-off phase totaled 68 accidents and 12 fatal accidents.
From 2004 to 2013, the phase en route totaled 92 accidents and 30 fatal accidents.
From 2004 to 2013, the phase manoeuvering totaled 105 accidents and 25 fatal accidents.
From 2004 to 2013, the approach phase totaled 42 accidents and 9 fatal accidents.
From 2004 to 2013, the landing phase totaled 150 accidents and 7 fatal accidents.
From 2004 to 2013, the post-impact phase totaled 42 accidents and 20 fatal accidents.

Figure 7. The figure is a pie chart that shows the distribution in percentage of reportable incidents by type in 2013.

Risk of collision/Loss of separation represented 16.8% of incidents in 2013.
Declared emergencies represented 42.5% of incidents in 2013.
Engine failures represented 12.1% of incidents
Smoke/Fire represented 9.8% of incidents in 2013.
Collisions represented 2.2% of incidents in 2013.
Other incident types represented 16.6% of incidents in 2013.