America's Most Dangerous Occupations - Day Three

Major airline pilots have low job fatality rates, but for Bush, Charter, and Air Taxi pilots, the work is much more risky.

According the the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, human error is the number one cause of deaths for airline pilots.

About a 5 th of fatal U.S. crashes occur in Alaska, according to the National Institute of Occupations Safety and Health. Flying is much more common in Alaska, particularly because 82% of the State's towns and settlements are reachable only by air.

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