Tag Archives: Fatalities

Seaplanes collide in mid-air during Alaskan cruise shore excursion resulting in multiple Princess cruise passengers’ fatalities – Did the pilots violate the See and Avoid rule?

According to reports, half a dozen Princess Cruise passengers have died in a horrific mid-air collision incident. The tour – Misty Fjords National Monument by Seaplane (with Wilderness Landing) – was booked through Princess Cruises, either on board or on … Continue reading

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Update: Floatplane Accident Fatalities Now at 6; Royal Princess Passenger Aboard

The number of fatalities after Monday’s collision between two sightseeing floatplanes is now at six. As of yesterday (Tuesday May 14) four passengers and a pilot were listed among the deceased. The number is now as six as the remains … Continue reading

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Car Accident Fatalities Among Older People Are on the Rise

A report released in March of this year by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) paints a startling picture –  traffic fatalities among people 65 and older have increased by 22% from 2008 to 2017. The NHTSA reported last … Continue reading

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Fall fatalities at record high on US construction sites

887 workers lost their life after falling at their job sites in 2017 according to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is the highest number of fall deaths ever recorded by the BLS since the … Continue reading

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New report details big decrease in pedestrian fatalities in marijuana legalization states … but makes no mention of trend despite fear-mongering last year

In this post last year, titled "New report suggests big increase in pedestrian fatalities in marijuana legalization states… but only by leaving out California," I noted a big report by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) which expressed concern about … Continue reading

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