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Old 28-07-2007, 14:33   #1
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Some interesting statistics.

ACCIDENT ACCIDENT NUMBER OF NUMBER OF
RANK TYPE ACCIDENTS FATALITIES
1 COLLISION WITH VESSEL 1,378 79
2 FALLS OVERBOARD 498 213
3 COLLISION WITH FIXED OBJECT 497 41
4 SKIER MISHAP 464 10
5 CAPSIZING 442 199

There is much more here:

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I'm not sure how to format this stuff, the editor removes extra spaces.
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All in all it looks like we're getting safer.
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