Aviation Safety Network

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Aviation Safety Network
Type of site
Available in English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch
Owner Flight Safety Foundation
Created byHarro Ranter, Fabian Lujan [1]
URL aviation-safety.net
LaunchedJanuary 1996;25 years ago (1996-01)
Current statusActive

The Aviation Safety Network (ASN) is a website of the Flight Safety Foundation that keeps track of aviation accidents, incidents, and hijackings. Their database contains details of over 20,300 reports (2019). The ASN includes an aviation database with aviation investigations, news, photos, and statistics. [1] It covers airliners, military transport planes and corporate jets. The website has 9900 subscribers and receives about 50,000 visitors per week. [2]



ASN was founded in January 1996 by Harro Ranter, who currently serves as Director and Fabian I. Lujan who manages the website's operations. Harro started gathering information about aircraft accidents since 1983 and wrote a book covering over 1000 accidents in the summer of 1985. Lujan joined the Aviation Safety Web Pages in August 1998. [2]

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  1. 1 2 "About ASN". Aviation Safety Network. Archived from the original on 23 April 2011. Retrieved 26 April 2011.
  2. 1 2 Ranter, Harro. "Aviation Safety Network > About ASN". aviation-safety.net.