Air Planes Ranking as per Flying to Crash Ratio 

Air Planes Ranking as per Flying to Crash Ratio

 

Below Air plains ranked from bad to worse in terms of reliability measured according to crashes vs flying hours

1-McDonnell Douglas MD-11
McDonnell Douglas MD-11

Range: 12,670 km

Wingspan: 52 m

Cruise speed: 876 km/h

Top speed: 945 km/h

Length: 61 m

Unit cost: 150,000,000–200,000,000 USD (2013)

Produced             1988–2000

As of June 2017, McDonnell Douglas MD-11 Air craft has been involved in 30 air accidents including 9 crashes with 244 fatalities. MD-11 is still in service but most of them are operational as Cargo air crafts.Total 57, MD-11 Aircraft are operational with FedEx, UPS Airlines 37, Lufthansa Cargo 12, Western Global Airline 6, Sky lease Cargo 4. And few more are operational with other airlines.

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2-McDonnell Douglas DC-10
McDonnell Douglas DC-10

Range 6,100 km

Wingspan: 50 m

Top speed: 982 km/h

Cruise speed: 908 km/h

Unit cost: US$20M (1972)

Engine type: Turbofan

Produced 1968–1988

 

The DC-10 has been involved in 55 Accidental incidents, with 1,261 occupant fatalities, it has been involved in 9 hijackings, resulting in 1 death and a bombing resulting in 170 occupant fatalities. The DC-10 was eminent for a poor safety measures in early operations, especially due to a design flaw in the cargo doors.

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3-McDonnell Douglas MD-80

McDonnell Douglas MD-80

Cruise speed: 811 km/h

Wingspan: 33 m Length: 45 m

Engine type: Pratt & Whitney JT8D

Number built: 1,191

Introduction: October 10, 1980 with Swissair

Produced             1979–1999

Unit cost US$41.5–48.5 million

 

As of February 2018, the McDonnell Douglas MD-80 series has been involved in 71 incidents, including 35 crashes with 1,446 fatalities of occupants.

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4-Boeing 727
Boeing 727

Wingspan: 33 m

Engine type: Pratt & Whitney JT8D

Primary users: FedEx Express; Kelowna Flightcraft Air Charter; Cargojet Airways; Kalitta Charters

First flight: February 9, 1963

Produced: 1963–1984

Unit cost: 4,250,000–4,250,000 USD (1963), 22,000,000–22,000,000 USD (1982)

 

This Boeing 727 have been involved in 118 fatal incidents

 

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5-Tupolev Tu-134
Tupolev Tu-134

Top speed: 950 km/h

Weight: 27,960 kg

Range: 3,000 km

Wingspan: 29 m

Cruise speed: 750 km/h

Engine type: Soloviev D-30

 

Tupolev Tu-134  is a twin-engined, narrow-body, jet airliner built in the Soviet Union from 1966 to 1989. First time in the air 29 July 1963; 54 years ago, still in service with limited operation. Around “69” Tu-134 have been destroyed in Aviation accidents and wars, of which 35 were non-fatal incidents.

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6-McDonnell Douglas DC-9

 

McDonnell Douglas DC-9

Wingspan: 28 m

Length: 36 m

Engine type: Pratt & Whitney JT8D

Unit cost: 41,500,000–48,500,000 USD

First flight: February 25, 1965

Number built: 976

Produced: 1965–1982

 

 

The McDonnell Douglas DC-9 is a twin-engine, single-aisle jet airliner. It first flew and entered airline service in 1965. The DC-9 was designed for frequent, short flights. The final DC-9 was delivered in October 1982. Till May 2009, the DC-9 was involved in 117 aviation incidents, including 101 fatal crashes, with 2,135 fatalities

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Air Bus A310
Air Bus A310
Air Bus A310

Wingspan: 44 m

Top speed: 901 km/h

Length: 47 m

First flight: April 3, 1982

Number built: 255

Engine types: General Electric CF6, Pratt & Whitney PW4000

Produced 1983–1998

 

The Airbus A310 is a medium- to long-range twin-engined wide-body jet airliner that was developed and manufactured by Airbus, then a consortium of European aerospace manufacturers. It was the second airliner to be produced by the company. Till September 2015 A310 was involved in 12 fatal crashes, involving a total of 825 fatalities; and 9 hijackings with a total of five fatalities.

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Tupolev Tu-154
TU-154

Top speed: 950 km/h

Cruise speed: 850 km/h

Weight: 55,300 kg

Length: 48 m

Unit cost: 45,000,000–45,000,000 USD

Engine types: Turbofan, Kuznetsov NK-8

Produced- 1968–2013

Number built      1,026

 

The Tupolev Tu-154 is a three-engine medium-range narrow-body airliner designed in the mid-1960s and manufactured by Tupolev. Till December 2016 there have been 110 serious incidents involving the Tu-154, and 69 fatal incidents, 30 of which did not involve fatalities.

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Ilyushin IL-76
Ilyushin IL-76

Wingspan: 50 m

Top speed: 900 km/h

Length: 47 m

Cruise speed: 759 km/h

Engine type: Turbofan

Manufacturer: Ilyushin

 

 

The Ilyushin IL-76 is a multi-purpose four-engine turbofan strategic air lifter designed by the Soviet Union’s Ilyushin design bureau. It was first planned as a commercial freighter in 1967. Till 2015 a total of 75 IL-76 series aircraft have been destroyed in crashes and other Aviation incidents.

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Boeing 737
Boeing 737
Boeing 737

Wingspan: 36 m

Length: 35 m

Introduced: February 10, 1968

Unit cost: -100: US$32M; -200: US$5.2M (1972)

Engine type: Pratt & Whitney JT8D

First flight: April 9, 1967

Produced             1966–present

Boeing 737 is a short- to medium-range twin jet narrow-body airliner developed and manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes in the United States, the 737 has developed into a family of ten passenger models with capacities from 85 to 215 passengers. Till 2015, Boeing 737 has been involved in 368 aviation accidents and incidents, including 184 fatal accidents resulting in a total of 4,862 fatalities. The 737 has also been in 111 hijackings involving 325 fatalities.

 

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