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Fixed Gear Accidents
2010-03-18

Fixed Gear Accidents
  • 1 in 7 accidents result in a fatality in fixed gear aircraft
  • 8 of 10 fixed gear accidents due to pilot error.
  • 1 in 10 fixed gear accidents due to mechanical fault.
  • Pilots of fixed gear most likely to have accident in first 100 hours.
  • Accidents most likely in fixed gear before 20 hours in type.
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