Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

Though it might be difficult to tell from the spate of news coverage over the course of the past year, but 2014 was a safer year for commercial flying than previous years, a new report suggests. Last year, the global jet accident rate was 0.23 hull loss accidents per million…

February 16 – Nepal Airlines Flight 183, a de Havilland Canada DHC-6, crashes near Khidim about 74 kilometres southwest of Pokhara, Nepal, killing all 18 people on board. February 17 – Ethiopian Airlines Flight 702, a Boeing 767, is hijacked by the co-pilot while en route from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,…