Would Better Risk Communication Reduce Fear of Flying?

With so much recent news about airplane disasters, it’s easy to become frightened about flying. I wonder if a risk graphic like the following will do much to help?
Am I Going Down AppAs reported on recently in The Economist, the risk graphic comes from a new iPhone app called Am I Going Down?
I’m skeptical this will work. But I still love the way their display puts this risk information into a context we can all relate to. Hurrah!

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