Submitted by ub on Fri, 07/25/2014 - 11:10

Over the past eight days, three airplanes have gone down as aviation suffers one of its worst weeks in recent memory.

Safety experts and industry analysts are now shaking their heads in disbelief at these unrelated tragedies and although they say there is no obvious common theme it does not mean flying is less safe.

Meanwhile there are reportedly no survivors from the Air Algerie AH5017 crash in Mali: BBC News