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May 8, 2019-Bodner notes in his reporting that the former Soviet region ranked last in hull losses in 2018. A hull loss is an accident or incident where an aircraft is damaged to a point where it is considered a total loss. The former Soviet region clocked 1.19 hull losses per million flights. The Latin America/Caribbean region was the next closest with 0.76 losses per million flights.
Bodner's story dives not only into the recent deadly crash in Moscow, but into the Russian aviation industry functions and produces aircraft. It is an interesting read for anyone in the field of aviation and aviation technology.
Jamie Whitney, Associate Editor
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