FAA Rotorcraft Monthly Accident Briefing - October

Attached is the Rotorcraft Monthly Accident Briefing for October 2020 (first month of FY21).


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Monthly Summary

Totals: 8 accidents, 0 fatal accidents, 0 fatalities

- For the first time since FY16 and for only the fifth time for the 39 FYs on record, there were zero fatal accidents in October.

- For the first time in the 39 FYs on record, there were zero fatal accidents for the consecutive months of September and October.

- The 8 accidents during October tied for the third lowest October total in the past 39 FYs.

Cumulative FY21 Summary

FY21, Totals: 8 accidents, 0 fatal accidents, 0 fatalities

Accidents:

- The estimated accident rate was 2.84 per 100K hours.

Fatal Accidents:

- None.

- The zero fatal accidents in October broke a string of three consecutive FYs where 3 or more fatal accidents had occurred in October.

Fatalities:

- None.

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