Pilot Fatigue and Airplane Accidents

Since 1971, nearly 750 people have died in more than 320 fatigue-related accidents and incidents involving airplanes. This map shows where each of those events happened and how deadly they were.

Accidents that occurred in the same geographic area are clustered in the circles. Zoom in for more accident details.

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1970 - 1980

Map Key:

  • General aviation/private flight
  •  Commercial flight
  •  Commuter
  •  Multiple Types

Source: Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board data
Reported by Charlie Litton and Tessa Muggeridge; produced by Micah Jamison / NEWS21