Aviation Safety Network

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Aviation Safety Network
Web address http://aviation-safety.net/
Type of site
Database
Available in English, French, German, Spanish, Dutch
Owner Flight Safety Foundation
Created by Harro Ranter, Fabian Lujan[1]
Launched January 1996
Alexa rank
positive decrease 71,698 (April 2014)[2]
Current status Active

The Aviation Safety Network (ASN) is a website that keeps track of aviation accidents, incidents, and hijackings. Their database contains details of over 10,700 reports. The ASN includes an aviation database with aviation investigations, news, photos and statistics.[1]

History[edit]

ASN was founded by Harro Ranter in 1996 as "Aviation Safety Web Pages". Fabian I. Lujan joined ASN in August 1998 to assist Ranter in reporting accurate, up-to-date news on airliner accidents.[3] The website was renamed Aviation Safety Network (ASN) in 1999.

Mission[edit]

ASN's mission is to provide "everyone with a (professional) interest in aviation with up-to-date, complete and reliable authoritative information on airliner accidents and safety issues".[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "About ASN". Aviation Safety Network. Archived from the original on 23 April 2011. Retrieved 26 April 2011. 
  2. ^ "Aviation-safety.net Site Info". Alexa Internet. Retrieved 2013-02-02. 
  3. ^ "About ASN". Aviation Safety Network. Aviation Safety Network. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 

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