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Sunday, May 25, 2014

Collision course

More bird strike news from NBC, this time from MacDill AFB in Florida. Shows what a vulture can do to the nose of a small jet.

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Birds on the wing

This post is dedicated to those who think that birds on the wing are not a threat to airplanes and public safety. Five years ago, Canada geese disabled both engines of a passenger jet that eventually landed in the Hudson river. This five-year anniversary report is from NBC Nightly news today. Unfortunately, you’ll have to bear with the promo at the beginning . . .

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