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FAAN, stakeholders assess financial, safety impact of bird strikes, proffer solutions

ANNUALLY Wild life hazards especially Bird Aircraft Strike Hazards (BASH) also known as bird strikes have cost Nigerian airlines millions of dollars  of broken windshield / canopy or engine failure (single or multiple engine) due to ingestion of birds or tyre change  as a result of  collision between fauna and …

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NCAA introduces ECCAIRS, new format for bird, wildlife strike reporting

¬†Mandates operators to report within 30 days of occurrence FOLLOWING the evolution of a new format for Birds/Wildfire strike reporting, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has notified pilots, airports/ airline operators and aircraft engineers of a change in the reporting format to Birds/Wildlife strike. Bird strikes also known as bird …

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Bird strike: How FAAN dispersed thousands of birds to safeguard MMA aerodrome

According to the Wildlife Control team, as much as five thousand (5,000) adult individuals of the 10 species, cattle egrets (Bubulcus ibis), roost nightly at the site. Birds start arriving to roost about an hour before sunset. Cattle egrets also nest at the site as nests and chicks were observed in abundance.

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