Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Airplane-bird collisions up

Canada Goose
Originally uploaded by Laura Erickson
USA Today has an interesting story today about airplane-bird collisions. But please remember, we're not trying to hit your planes, and many, many more of us die in these collisions, which are costly and, rarely, tragic for people but always tragic for us birds .
Aircraft hit birds 62% more since '90s - USATODAY.com
Dangerous collisions between aircraft and large birds like the one that forced a commercial airliner to make an emergency landing on the Hudson River in January have risen dramatically, according to government data obtained by USA TODAY.

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