Bird Aircraft Strike Hazard

 

Historical birdstrikes emphasize the need for active management at these facilities.

 

22 Sept 1995; USAF E-3 AWACS; Elmendorf AFB; On takeoff the aircraft struck a flock of geese; all 24 occupants were killed.

 

14 July 1996; NATO E-3 AWACS; Aktion, Greece; on takeoff the aircraft struck a flock of birds; aircraft was totaled.

 

15 July 1996; Belgian Air Force Lockheed C-130; Eindhoven, Netherlands; on approach aircraft struck a flock of birds 34 of 41 occupants killed.

 

Loomacres Wildlife Management personnel offer a wide range of services to assist the Safety Department and Base Operations to mitigate wildlife concerns. These include:

 

Site Visits

 

BASH Hazard Assessments

 

BASH Plan Development and Review

 

BASH Program Evaluations

 

Complete Program Implementation

 

Training

 

Active Control

 

Support

 
 
 

 

 

 

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