Re: JFK Jr. Reported missing

Michael S. Lorrey (
Sun, 18 Jul 1999 11:56:04 -0400

Eugene Leitl wrote:
> Gina Miller writes:
> > (For your information:
> > What's with these good looking Kennedy guys? Are they cursed?)
> It would be sure interesting to know how many air miles the
> average Kennedy makes during a year. Cursed? Cursed with enough
> wealth to consider a Lear Jet (or, heavensforbid, a helicopter)
> a normal mode of transportation, perhaps.
> I'm curious: have any of you who are into heavy consulting-related
> travelling have aver assessed the increased risks numerically?

General aviation (private planes) has a two to three times higher accident rate per 100,000 population than commercial aviation. Considering John Jr. was a student pilot with a broken foot (he had his instructor along) there is obviously a complex risk factor here.

Mike Lorrey