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Why should we be concerned with bird strikes?

BirdsWhy should we be concerned with bird strikes?

  • Bird and other wildlife strikes to aircraft annually cause over $937 million in damage to U.S. civil and military aviation.
  • Bird strikes put the lives of aircraft crew members and their passengers at risk.
  • Over 255 people have been killed worldwide as a result of wildlife strikes since 1988.

Resources:

United States Avian Hazard Advisory System

Bird Avoidance Model

Border Collie Rescue Program

Bird Strike Control Program

Aviation Safety Reporting System

FAA Wildlife Strike Database

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