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USHST Safety Report - August 2020

Please see attached!

Also, as a reminder:

U.S. Helicopter Safety Team (USHST) Calendar Year Metrics

-Goal: Reduce the 5 year average fatal accident rate to 0.55 per 100K hours by 2025. The USHST uses the fatal accident rate from CYs 2014-2018 (0.62 per 100K hours) as their baseline for measurement.

-The CY 2016-2020 5 year average fatal accident rate was 0.7 per 100K hours through July 2020.

USHST Safety Report 20200810
Download PDF • 1.35MB

Thank you!


Scott T. Tyrrell

Continued Operational Safety Specialist / Accident Investigation

General Aviation & Rotorcraft Unit

Airworthiness Productions Section

Operational Safety Branch

Compliance & Airworthiness Division

Aircraft Certification Service


Federal Aviation Administration



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Fort Worth, TX 76177

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