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From 1990 through 2018 ==> 209,950 wildlife strikes in the U.S.,
Approximately 95% of those incidents involved birds;
Seventy aircraft destroyed as a result of wildlife strikes!
13 bird strikes 32 ==> fatalities;
- 244 wildlife strikes ==> 319 people injured!
- 224 bird strikes ==>299 people injured!
General aviation community;
- 97% of the strikes occurred below 3,500 feet AGL;
- There were 22,775 wildlife strikes ==> 26% caused damage to the aircraft!
2019 North American Bird Strike Conference
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Scholarly Commons Citation
Mendonca, F. A., Fanjoy, R. O., & Carney, T. Q. (2019). Bird Hazard Mitigation Training for Part 141 General Aviation Pilots: An Experimental Study. , (). Retrieved from https://commons.erau.edu/publication/1701
Dr. Mendonca was not affiliated with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University at the time this paper was published.