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.
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
10101 Hillwood Parkway
Fort Worth, TX 76177
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