Daily Archives: November 25, 2009

Slow government response to the increasing bird strike problem

Over the last few years, the incidents of bird strikes have been increasing. In 2006, 167 bird strikes were reported, in 2007 they increased to 217 and in 2008, 304. For 2009, till October, 241 bird strikes have been reported to the Indian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). This year till October, 2009, Air India has reported 24 bird …

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