Provides coverage only for the flight portion of your trip. This coverage is optional on some plans.
OPTIONAL AIR FLIGHT ONLY ACCIDENTAL DEATH AND DISMEMBERMENT
Applicable only when specifically requested on the original application and the appropriate additional premium has been paid and purchase confirmed on Your Confirmation of Benefits
We will pay the percentage of the Principal Sum shown in the Table of Losses when You sustain an Injury:
a) while riding solely as a passenger in an aircraft on regularly scheduled airline flight or regularly scheduled charter flight operated:
(i) in scheduled air transportation pursuant to economic authority issued by the Civil Aeronautics Board;
(ii) by an intrastate scheduled airline of United States registry maintaining regularly published schedules and licensed for the transportation of passengers by a duly constituted authority having jurisdiction over civil aviation in the state in which said airline operates; or
(iii) by a scheduled airline of foreign registry maintaining regularly published schedules and licensed for transportation of passengers by the duly constituted governmental authority having jurisdiction over civil aviation in the country of registry of such airline; or
b) while riding as a passenger in any land or water conveyance provided at the expense of the Air Carrier as a substitute for an aircraft covered by this Policy; .
c) while riding as a passenger in a vehicle licensed to carry passengers for hire, but only when going to an airport to board an aircraft on which You are covered by this Policy or when leaving an airport after alighting from such an aircraft; or
d) while upon airport premises designated for passenger use immediately before boarding or immediately after alighting from an aircraft on which You are covered by this Policy:
that results in a loss shown in the Table of Losses below. The loss must occur within one hundred eighty one (181) days after the date of the Injury causing the loss. The Principal Sum is the Maximum Benefit Amount shown on the Confirmation of Benefits.
Benefits will be paid as follows:
Table of Losses
Loss of Life – 100%
Loss of both hands – 100%
Loss of both feet – 100%
Loss of both eyes – 100%
Loss of one hand and one foot – 100%
Loss of one hand and one eye – 100%
Loss of one foot and one eye – 100%
Loss of one hand – 50%
Loss of one foot – 50%
Loss of one eye – 50%
Loss of thumb and index finger of the same hand – 25%
Loss of Speech – 50%
Loss of Hearing Both Ears – 50%
Loss of hand or hands, or foot or feet, means severance at or above the wrist joint or ankle joint, respectively.
Loss of eye or eyes means the total and irrecoverable loss of the entire sight thereof.
Loss of Speech means the loss of the ability to talk or speak as a result of a Covered Accident. The loss must be certified by a Legally Qualified Physician that the loss of speech is permanent with no reasonable expectation of recovery.
Loss of Hearing means the total and complete loss of the ability to hear any sound as a result of a Covered Accident. The loss must be certified by a Legally Qualified Physician that the loss of hearing is permanent with no reasonable expectation of recovery.
Only one of the amounts shown above (the largest applicable) will be paid for Injuries resulting from one Accident.
The benefit for loss of: a) two limbs; b) both eyes; or c) one limb and one eye is payable only when such loss results from the same Accident.
Covered Accident Medical Expenses incurred due to Injury only are paid up to the maximum Accident Medical Expense Benefit Limit, for the following eligible expenses: treatment by a Legally Qualified Physician; care or service from a Hospital; services provided by an ambulatory medical-surgical facility; home health care from a licensed home health agency, but only if continued Hospital care would have otherwise been required; attendance of a registered graduate nurse; X-ray examination; or, use of an ambulance.
The Principal Sum is shown in the Confirmation of Benefits.
EXPOSURE AND DISAPPEARANCE
We will pay benefits for covered losses that result from Your being unavoidably exposed to the elements because of a Covered Accident occurring during Your Trip. The loss must occur within 365 days after the event that caused the exposure.
If, while insured under this Coverage, You are in an Accident resulting in the disappearance, sinking or damaging of an air or water conveyance on which You are covered by this Coverage, and if Your body has not been found within 52 weeks from the date of the Accident, it will be presumed, unless there is evidence to the contrary, that You suffered loss of life as a result of those Injuries.
These benefits will not duplicate any other benefits payable under the Policy or any coverage(s) attached to the Policy.