The Air Force saw a fleetwide decline in the most serious manned aircraft mishaps in fiscal 2019, but the number of serious mishaps increased for fighter and attack aircraft.
Aviation mishap rate increasing
According to a Military Times investigation, aviation mishaps across the U.S. military have increased since the onset of sequestration. To understand why, Military Times Pentagon bureau chief Tara Copp talked with Dan Grazier from the Project on Government Oversight. (Jeff Martin and Dustin Q. Diaz/Staff)