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Historical Wildlife Incidents - Portland International Jetport Airport

Wildlife Incidents - Bird Sizes
(Based on 163 incidents)

Wildlife Incidents - Damage Severity
(Based on 10 incidents)

Total Incidents: 193

2009 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 2009-11-07, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 29, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: SNOW BUNTING, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: FOUR SNOW BUNTING CARCASSES REMVD FROM RWY AT REQUEST OF ATC. PRESUMED A/C ADVISED THEM OF FOD ON RWY. MX DISPATCHED AND REMVD BIRDS. NO REPT TO TOWER MADE BY A/C REGARDING STRIKE. UNCLEAR WHAT PHASE STRUCK OR WHAT TIME STRUCK. 1000 AM DAY.
Date: 2009-10-26, Time: Day (10:30), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: BE-400 BJET (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N250AJ, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 29, Above Ground: 50 ft, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GREAT BLUE HERON, Size: Large, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Struck Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: OPER = US AIRPORTS AIR CHARTERS SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x (xxxx-xx-xx-xxxxxx & xx-xxxxxx)
Remarks: ARPT AUTHORITY COLLECTED BIRD REMAINS. A/C COMPLETED LDG AND TAXIED TO PARKING W/O INCIDENT. (DATA ENTRY NOTE: PILOT ENTERED ALT AS 50' AGL, OPS MGR SAID 0')
Date: 2009-10-25, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HERRING GULL, Size: Medium, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: WHILE CONDUCTING NIGHTLY AIRFLD INSPN, JETPORT MX WORKER OBSERVED A SINGLE INJURED HERRING GULL IN THE SFTY AREA OF RWY 11, IMMEDIATELY OFF FROM THE PAVED SURFACE. BIRD SEVERLY INJURED AND MOST LIKELY STRUCK BY A/C. EUTHANIZED ON SITE AND REMAINS REMVD IMMEDIATELY. 0330 AM NIGHT.
Date: 2009-10-18, Time: Day (11:55), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Pinnacle (Formerly Expsairl 1), Aircraft: CRJ-440 (Airplane), Registration: N8611A, Flight: 4224, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HERRING GULL, Size: Medium, Strikes/Damages: Struck Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: BIRD RECOVERED 1500 FROM RWY THRESHOLD. ARPT AND RWY NOT REPTD. (CHECKED ON FLTAWARE)
Date: 2009-09-28, Time: Day (07:06), Operator: Pinnacle (Formerly Expsairl 1), Aircraft: CL-RJ900 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Flight: 919, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Report Type: Daily Report
Remarks: REPTD BIRDSTRIKE ON DEPT RWY 29. A/C CONT TO DEST, ATLANTA GA. DATA ENTRY NOTE: PHASE NOT REPTD, ASSUME T/O RUN.
Date: 2009-09-13, Time: Night (23:00), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Jetblue Airways, Aircraft: A-320 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N638JB, Flight: 608, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 11000 ft, Speed: 220 knots, Phase of Flight: Descent, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - LARGE, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: HEARD A VERY LOUD POP WHICH I INTERPRETTED AS EITHER A BIRDSTRIKE ON WINDSCREEN OR WINGSCREEN CRACKING. F/O WAS FLYING PILOT SO I ASKED HIM TO SLOW A/C TO AROUND 180 KNOTS JUST IN CASE THERE WAS A CHANCE THE WINDSCREEN HAD CRACKED. INFO SHARED AND SLOWER SPEED COORD WITH ATC. UPON USING A FLASHLIGHT TO CHECKOUT WINDSCREEN (IT WAS A NIGHT FLT), DETERMINED THAT THERE APEPARED TO BE NO PHYSICAL DMG TO PLANES WINDSCREEN BUT VERY OBVIOUS WE HIT A LARGE BIRD WITH MIDDLE OF CAPT SIDE WINDSCREEN. HILE DESCENDING THROUGH 11000 FT.
Date: 2009-08-24, Time: Day (16:45), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Business, Aircraft: CITATIONJET (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N566EJ?, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: SPARROWS, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: xxxx-x-xx-xxxxxx OPER = EXECUTIVE JET
Remarks: UPON LDG, PILOT REPTD THAT HE HIT A BIRD. MX WAS DISPATCHED AND FOUND 7 SPARROW CARCASSES ON THE RWY. (DATA ENTRY NOTE: N# NOT CORRECT, MAY BE 566QS.)
Date: 2009-07-30, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11/29, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HERRING GULL, Size: Medium, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: CARCASS FOUND ON S EDGE OF RWY DURING ROUTINE MX INSPN. NO PREVIOUS REPTS OF BIRDSTRIKE FROM ATCT OR PILOTS. 1420 PM DAY.
Date: 2009-07-27, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11, Birds Struck: 1, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: ROUTINE INSPN OF AIRFLD, JETPORT MX DISCOVERED KILLDEER CARCASS ON RWY SURFACE. NO A/C OPERATIONS FOR SOME TIME PRIOR TO INSPN, AND TO INSPECTORS KNOWLEDGE, NO BIRDSTRIKES REPTD PRIOR TO DISCOVERY OF CARCASS. 0300 AM NIGHT.
Date: 2009-07-24, Time: Day (12:15), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Fog, Rain, Operator: Gojet Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ700 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N158GJ, Flight: 7392, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HERRING GULL, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: MATURE HERRING GULL.
Date: 2009-06-30, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HERRING GULL, Size: Medium, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: GULL CARCASS FOUND ON SHOULDER OF RWY DURING ROUTINE AIRFLD INSPN. NO PREVIOUS REPTS OF BIRDSTRIKE MADE BEFORE THIS DISCOVERY. 0830 AM DAY.
Date: 2009-06-24, Time: Day (11:25), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Fog, Rain, Operator: Business, Aircraft: C-560 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N614QS, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11, Above Ground: 25 ft, Speed: 90 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 1, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: xxxx-x-x-xxxxxx OPER = EXECUTIVE JET (NETJETS) (UPDATED OPER CODE xx-xx-xx
Remarks: BIRD HAZING/MITIGATION ACTIVITIES IN PLACE AT TIME OF STRIKE.
Date: 2009-06-02, Time: Day (15:00), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: EMB-170 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N821MD, Flight: 3382, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: ROCK PIGEON, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: A/C REPTD STRIKE UPON LANDING, ATC DISPATCHED ARPT MX WHO RECOVERED CARCASS FROM RWY 11 JUST N OF C/L AT TWY FOXTROT INTXN.
Date: 2009-05-19, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11, Birds Struck: 1, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: MOST LIKELY JUVENILE EUROPEAN STARLING. WHILE CONDUSTING ROUTINE FLD INSPECT, A PWM MX WORKER NOTED A SINGLE BIRD CARCASS ON EDGE OF RWY 11. AFTER CHECKING W/CONTROL TOWER IT WAS LEARNED THAT NO A/C OPERATORS REPTD BIRD STRIKE PREVIOUSLY TO DISCOVERY. UNCLEAR HOW LONG PRIOR TO DISCOVERY BIRD WAS STRUCK. 1615 PM DAY.
Date: 2009-05-17, Time: Night (23:30), Operator: Mesa Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ100/200 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N27185, Flight: 7124, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 300 ft, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: COMING IN ON APRCH, 200-300 FT AGL, SAW BIRD CORNER OF EYE APPEARED TO MISS THAT ONE, ON WALKAROUND SAW R WING HAD FEATHERS AND BLOOD ON WING. NO APPARENT DMG TO A/C.
Date: 2009-05-14, Time: Day (08:30), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Republic Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ700 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 29, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: UPLAND SANDPIPER, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Date: 2009-05-10, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11/29, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: HERRING GULL, Size: Medium, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x (xxxx-x-xx-xxxxxx & xxxxxx)
Remarks: JUVENILE HERRING GULLS. PWM ATC REQUESTED JETPORT MX BE DISPATCHED TO RWY TO INVESTIGATE REPTS THAT "SOMETHING" APPEARED TO BE ON RWY. MX RESPONDED AND NOTED TWO GULL CARCASSES ON RWY. NO PRIOR REPORTS OF A STRIKE AND ATC NOT ABLE TO PROVIDE ANY ADDTL INFO ON WHO STRUCK THE BIRDS. 1100 AM DAY.
Date: 2009-04-28, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 29, Birds Struck: 1, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: MATURE KILLDER. AT APPROX 10:40 AM LOCAL TIME, PORTLAND ATCT CONTACTED PWM MX TO REPORT BIRD ON RWY. MX RESPONDED TO SCENE AND DISCOVERED A SINGLE KILLDEER CARCASS. MX INQUIRED OF THE TOWER IF ANY PILOTS REPTD A BIRD STRIKE AND THE ANSWER WAS THAT NO STRIKES HAD BEEN NOTED OR REPTD. MX DISPOSED OF CARCASS. UNCLEAR WHO OR WHAT TIME BIRD WAS STRUCK.
Date: 2009-04-11, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Freedom Airlines, Aircraft: EMB-145 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N831MJ, Flight: 267, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HERRING GULL, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = AAIPN AND xxxx-x (xxxx-x-xx-xxxxxx)
Remarks: IMMATURE HERRING GULL. PILOT REPTD A POSSIBLE BIRDSTRIKE DURING T/O. NO PERFORMANCE PROBLEMS. CONTD TO DEST.
Date: 2009-04-07, Time: Day (07:30), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Jetblue Airways, Aircraft: EMB-190 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Flight: 603, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HERRING GULL, Size: Medium, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: AFTER DEPARTING RWY 29, PILOT ADVISED ATC THAT HE BELIEVED HE STRUCK A GULL WHILE DEPARTING THE AIRFIELD. NO REMAINS FOUND BUT THERE WAS EVIDENCE OF SOME HERRING GULLS IN THE VICINITY AT THE TIME OF DEPARTURE. IT IS UNCLEAR WHETHER THE AIRCRAFT ACTUALLY STRUCK A BIRD OR NOT.
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2008 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 2008-12-22, Time: Day (15:00), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Jetblue Airways, Aircraft: EMB-190 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N187JB, Flight: 904, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 29, Above Ground: 50 ft, Speed: 150 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Date: 2008-11-10, Time: Dawn (06:10), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Pinnacle (Formerly Expsairl 1), Aircraft: CL-RJ900 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N604LR, Flight: 5827, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: MALLARD, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Tail, Effect On Flight: Aborted Take-off, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = xxxx-x (xxxx-xx-xx-xxxxxx) DAILY REPORT
Remarks: WHILE ON T/O A/C HIT A DUCK AND ABORTED T/O. A/C RETD TO GATE, ATC REQUESTED ARPT MX TO DISPOSE OF DUCK. HIT TAIL SECTION. NO DMG. AFTER PREC INSPN, FLT DEPARTED.
Date: 2008-11-01, Time: Day (12:00), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Mesa Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ700 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N522LR, Flight: 7051, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: FLOCK OF BIRDS (6-10) CROSSED RWY AND A/C HIT 2 JUST ABOVE F/O'S SIDE WINDOW PRIOR TO LIFT OFF.
Date: 2008-10-14, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 29, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HERRING GULL, Size: Medium, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: MX PERSONNEL ON AIRFIELD CONDUCTING BIRD/WILDLF HAZING OP. MX NOTED CARCASS ON RWY 11 & TWY FOXTROT INTXN. 13:45 PM DAY.
Date: 2008-10-07, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 29, Birds Struck: 1, Species: AMERICAN KESTREL, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: WHILE CONDUCTING ROUTINE FLD INSPECT, JETPORT MX NOTED A BIRD CARCASS ON RWY 29, APPROX MID-RWY, AND JUST SOUTH OF RWY C/L. NO PRIOR REPORT MADE REGARDING A BIRDSTRIKE. 16:30 PM.
Date: 2008-10-04, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 29, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HERRING GULL, Size: Medium, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: JET BLUE AIRLINES AIRCRAFT LANDING RWY 19 NOTED A DEAD BIRD ON RWY AS HE PASSED BY. PILOT REPTD THAT IT WAS THERE PRIOR TO THEIR LANDING AND THAT HIS AIRCRAFT DID NOT HIT IT. THERE WAS NO NOTED PRIOR REPORT BY ANY AIRCRAFT OF A STRIKE OR POSSIBLE STRIKE. AIRPORT MX NOTIFIED OF THE SIGHINT BY ATCT AND REMOVED AND DISPOSED OF CARCASS.
Date: 2008-09-10, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11/29, Birds Struck: 1, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: AIRPORT MX DISCOVERED A SINGLE KILLDEER CARCASS ON RWY 11-29 (APPROX 2500 FT FROM 29 THRESHOLD) WHILE CONDUCTING ROUTINE AIRFIELD INSPECT. NO PREVIOUS REPORTS OF BIRDSTRIKE AND AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TOWER HAD BEEN CLOSED SINCE MIDNIGHT. 04:00 AM NIGHT.
Date: 2008-09-01, Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Mesa Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ100/200 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N571ML, Flight: 7306, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 8000 ft, Speed: 230 knots, Phase of Flight: Descent, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Wing or Rotor, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: BIRDSTRIKE ON RT WING DURING DESCENT/APPROACH AT NIGHT. BLOOD SPLATTER SEEN ON RT WING ROOT DURING POST FLT WALK AROUND. DISPATCH & MX CONTROL CONTACTED. NO DMG. INCIDENT ID 4097
Date: 2008-08-25, Time: Night (00:13), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Jetblue Airways, Aircraft: A-320 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N564JB, Flight: 608, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 29, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: PILOT REPTD STRIKE UPON T/D. 1 CARCASS FOUND ABOUT 100 FT FROM RWY 29 THRESHOLD
Date: 2008-06-30, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 29, Birds Struck: 1, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: REMAINS FOUND AFTER PILOT REPTD SEEING DEAD BIRD ON RWY 29. TIME 1745, DAY.
Date: 2008-06-23, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11, Birds Struck: 1, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: CARCASS FOUND DURING DAILY AIRFIELD INSPN ON N SIDE OF RWY 11 BLAST PAD. TIME 0830, DAY.
Date: 2008-06-13, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 29, Birds Struck: 1, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: ARPT MX FOUND CARCASS ON S SIDE OF RWY 29 ABOUT 2000 FT FROM 29 THRESHOLD DURING ROUTINE FIELD INSPN. TIME 0845, DAY.
Date: 2008-06-05, Time: Day (11:15), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Jetblue Airways, Aircraft: A-320 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N587JB, Flight: 600, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11, Speed: 130 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: PILOT REPTD POSSIBLE BIRDSTRIKE WHILE LDG. MX FOUND REMAINS ABOUT 2000 FT FROM RWY 11 THRESHOLD NEAR CENTERLINE.
Date: 2008-06-04, Time: Day (10:55), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Jetblue Airways, Aircraft: A-320 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N587JB, Flight: 600, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11, Above Ground: 5 ft, Speed: 135 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: POSSIBLE SPARROWS. NO DMG.
Date: 2008-05-27, Time: Day (16:30), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Mesaba Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ900 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Flight: 3585, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 29, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: SNOWY EGRET, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: PILOT REPTD POSSIBLE STRIKE UPON LDG. FOUND REMAINS WITHIN 200 FT OF RWY 29 THRESHOLD APPROX ON RWY C/L.
Date: 2008-05-25, Time: Day (13:30), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Mesa Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ700 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N516LR, Flight: 7224, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29, Above Ground: 20 ft, Speed: 133 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: AT APPROX 50' A NUMBER OF SML BIRDS (ASSUME 2-10) WERE SEEN IN VICINITY OF THRESHOLD. AT 20' A SML BIRD DARTED IN FRONT OF THE A/C AND HIT ON L SIDE OF NOSE JUST ABOUT THE PITOT STATIC TUBE. NO DMG. DISPATCH & MX CONTROL CONTACTED. WRITE UP IN AFML.
Date: 2008-04-28, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 29, Birds Struck: 1, Species: AMERICAN GOLDFINCH, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: FOUND CARCASS ON RWY 29 DURING ROUTINE INSPN AT 0800, DAY. ABOUT 50 FT FROM DEPTR END OF RWY IN USE. ASSUME STRUCK DURING T/O.
Date: 2008-04-08, Time: Day (15:45), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Jetblue Airways, Aircraft: EMB-190 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N183JB, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: Yes, Runway: 11, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HORNED LARK, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x UPDATED x/xx/xx WITH ID INFO
Remarks: ID BY SMITHSONIAN, FAA 2497. 99.77 % DNA MATCH. HIT #1 ENG AT 3 O'CLOCK POSITION. SOME REMAINS ON 2 FAN BLADES. NO DMG.
Date: 2008-04-01, Time: Day (14:45), Sky: No Cloud, Operator: Mesa Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ700 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N510MJ, Flight: 7277, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 11-100, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Struck Wing or Rotor, Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: AT V1 ROTATION FLOCK OF SML BIRDS CROSSED RT TO LEFT IN FRONT OF A/C. 8 CARCASSES WERE PICKED UP ON RWY. PILOTS FOUND EVIDENCE OF 3 STRIKES ON A/C. F/O WINDSHLD, COCKPIT ROOF AND L WING LEADING EDGE. BURNED FUEL DOWN TO MAX LDG WT AND RETURNED TO AIRPORT FOR BIRD STRIKE INSPN.
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2007 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 2007-11-13, Time: Day (12:50), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Airtran Airways, Aircraft: B-717-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N892AT, Flight: 799, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 29, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: HORNED LARK, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck windshield, Struck Wing or Rotor, Struck Fuselage, Struck Tail, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: PILOT ADVISED ATC OF STRIKE UPON LDG. ARPT MX RECOVERED REMAINS. UP TO 6 BIRDS WERE HIT. NO STRUCTURAL DMG.
Date: 2007-10-28, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 29, Birds Struck: 1, Species: SPARROWS, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: DICKCISSEL OR SPARROW. FOUND AT 1340, DAY.
Date: 2007-10-16, Operator: Jetblue Airways, Aircraft: A-320 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N520JB, Flight: 608, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: 2 BIRDSTRIKES ON FINAL IN NOSE AREA. INSPN. NO DMG.
Date: 2007-10-13, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HERRING GULL, Size: Medium, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: REMAINS FOUND DURING RWY SFTY INSPN AT NIGHT. 0330, LONG AFTER TWR HAD CLOSED. NO REPTS OF STRIKE.
Date: 2007-10-11, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11/29, Birds Struck: 1, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: REMAINS FOUND DURING MX INSPN @ MIDPOINT OF RWY 11/29. TIME 0925, DAY. RWY 11 WAS IN USE AT THE TIME BUT IT IS UNKN HOW LONG PRIOR TO DISCOVERY BIRD WAS STRUCK.
Date: 2007-10-07, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11, Birds Struck: 1, Species: PLOVERS, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: REMAINS FOUND ON ROUTINE RWY INSPN. TIME 07446, DAY.
Date: 2007-09-23, Time: Night, Operator: Jetblue Airways, Aircraft: A-320 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N632JB, Flight: 608, Remains Collected: No, Location: OVER CRI, Above Ground: 4500 ft, Speed: 240 knots, Phase of Flight: Descent, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: BIRDSTRIKE ON CAPT 1 SIDE OPENING WINDOW. NO DMG. ARPT REPTD AS PWM BUT NO PHASE CHECKED. USED FLIGHTAWARE.COM TO FIND PHASE. FLT ARRIVED AT PWM AT 1131PM
Date: 2007-09-21, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 29, Birds Struck: 1, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: FOUND DURING ROUTINE INSPN BY ARPT MX ABOUT 1250 FT FROM RWY 29 THRESHOLD.
Date: 2007-09-07, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 29, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: MOST LIKELY A SANDPIPER. FOUND SEVERAL REMAINS DURING RWY INSPN. ABOUT 800' FROM THRESHOLD. UNKN HOW LONG BIRD HAD BEEN THERE. MULTIPLE PIECES. TIME 0910, DAY.
Date: 2007-08-12, Time: Day (15:30), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Jetblue Airways, Aircraft: A-320 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N618JB, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 29, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: NORTHERN HARRIER, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: PILOT APPARENTLY SAW BIRD DURING LDG ROLL AND RELAYED POSSIBLE BIRDSTRIKE TO ATC WHO DISPATCHED ARPT MX. CARCASS OF MARSH WREN FOUND ABOUT 1200 FT FROM RWY 29 THRESHOLD. THE NORTHERN HARRIER (IMMATURE) WAS FOUND IN ABOUT THE SAME LOCATION AND MAY HAVE BEEN FROM THIS STRIKE AS WELL.
Date: 2007-05-24, Time: Day (07:15), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Fog, Operator: Comair Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ700 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Flight: 130, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HERRING GULL, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: PILOT REPORTED STRIKING BIRD IMMED AFTER LIFTING OFF RWY. ARPT MX FOUND BIRD ON RWY W OF TWY D. PROPANE HAZING CANONS WERE DEPLOYED AND IN USE AT THE TIME OF STRIKE.
Date: 2007-05-21, Time: Night (23:30), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Jetblue Airways, Aircraft: A-320 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N615JB, Flight: 608, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 100 ft, Speed: 149 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: BIRDSTRIKE ON RADOME DURING APCH.
Date: 2007-05-21, Time: Day (07:15), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: EMB-170 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Flight: 3311, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HERRING GULL, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: PILOT REPTD STRIKE TO ATCT. MX FOUND REMAINS ON RWY. FLT CONTD.
Date: 2007-05-03, Time: Night (23:37), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Jetblue Airways, Aircraft: A-320 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N509JB, Flight: 608, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: BIRDSTIRKE L SIDE FWD OF STATIC PORTS
Date: 2007-04-18, Time: Day (07:30), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Business, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 36, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: MALLARD, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: OPER = GATEWAY AIRLINES xxxx-x-xx-xxxxxx
Remarks: A/C CONTD LT. BIRD HAZING OPERATIONS WERE BEING CONDUCTED BY ARPT MX AT TIME OF THIS INCIDENT. A/C = CRJ
Date: 2007-04-18, Time: Dawn (06:50), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Chautauqua Airlines, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: BIRD STRIKE REPTD BY PILOT/CREW DURING THEIR T/O ROLL. NO IMPACT ON FLT. NO BIRD FOUND.
Date: 2007-04-06, Time: Day (08:00), Operator: Mesa Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ900 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N919FJ, Flight: 2697, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: BIRDSTRIKE ON NOSE CONE JUST AFTER ROTATION. CONTD TO CLT.
Date: 2007-01-04, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Birds Struck: 1, Species: MOURNING DOVE, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: MX FOUND BIRD CARCASS ON RWY DURING DAILY INSPN. NO STRIKES REPTD. TIM E0845, DAY. RWY # NOT REPTD.
Date: 2007-01-03, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: C-402 (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 500 ft, Speed: 100 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Large, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: Other, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = TWIN CITY
Remarks: DATA ENTRY NOTE: NOTE: FORM WAS YELLOW CARD FROM 1982.
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2006 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 2006-12-04, Time: Night (21:00), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Jetblue Airways, Aircraft: A-320 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N528JB, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: MALLARD, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: 2 ADULT MALLARDS HIT ABOUT 2/3 OF THE WAY DOWN RWY 29.
Date: 2006-10-20, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 29, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HERRING GULL, Size: Medium, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: PILOT REPTD SEEING CARCASS ON RWY. ARPT MX FOUND AND REMOVED IT FROM RWY CL. TIME 0720, DAWN.
Date: 2006-10-13, Time: Dawn (06:45), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Expressjet (Continental Exprs), Aircraft: EMB-145 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N14542, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: UPON LDG, PILOT REPTD TO ATC THAT THEY THINK THEY MIGHT HAVE STRUCK A BIRD WHILE LDG. ARPT MX FOUND CARCASS ON THRESHOLD MARKINGS FOR RWY 29.
Date: 2006-10-04, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 18, Birds Struck: 1, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: FOUND CARCASS ON THRESHOLD OF RWY 18. TIME 0300, NIGHT.
Date: 2006-09-12, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Gojet Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ700 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Flight: 5685, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: SPARROWS, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DMG.
Date: 2006-09-01, Time: Dusk (18:00), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: MOURNING DOVE, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: TWO xxxx-x (xxxx-x-x-xxxxxx & xxxxxx) N# xxxx NOT CORRECT.
Date: 2006-09-01, Time: Dawn (06:00), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N463FE, Flight: 1961, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Lights, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: PILOT REPTD SEEING A FLOCK OF SML BIRDS. REPLACED DAMAGED LDG LIGHT LENS
Date: 2006-08-28, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11, Birds Struck: 1, Species: UPLAND SANDPIPER, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: DURING ROUTINE RWY INSPN, REMAINS WERE FOUND ON S EDGE OF RWY 11 AT APPROX THE MIDPOINT OF RWY.
Date: 2006-07-28, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Birds Struck: 1, Species: KILLDEER, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: MX VEHICLE FOUND CARCASS WHILE CONDUCTING RWY LIGHTING INSPN. TIME 0545
Date: 2006-07-16, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11/29, Birds Struck: 1, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: DURING RWY INSPN FOUND JUVENILE STARLING IN MIDDLE OF RWY11/29 NEAR TWY D. TIME 0545, DAWN.
Date: 2006-07-06, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 29, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HERRING GULL, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: CARCASS FOUND ON RWY AT 0940, DAY DURING INSN.
Date: 2006-06-14, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 18, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HERRING GULL, Size: Medium, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: ATC HAD ARPT MX REMOVE CARCASS FROM RWY AREA. BIRD HAD BEEN REPORTED BY A LANDING A/C. UNKN WHO HIT BIRD.
Date: 2006-06-11, Time: Dawn (06:30), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Expressjet (Continental Exprs), Aircraft: EMB-145 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HERRING GULL, Size: Medium, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: xxxx-x-xx-xxxxxx *x CONTACTED BRAD WALLACE FOR ID. HE DID NOT SEE BIRD BUT THOUGHT IT WAS PROBABLY A HERRING GULL.
Remarks: ATCT ADVISED ARPT MX THT A PLANE HAD REPTD STRIKING A BIRD WHILE ON T/O ROLL. CARCASS WAS FOUND ON TWY ADJACENT TO RWY.
Date: 2006-06-08, Time: Day (11:00), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Mesa Airlines, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: UPON LDG, CRJ HIT A GULL. BIRD HAZING EFFORTS WERE IN PLACE AT THE TIME OF THIS INCIDENT. ON THE ENTIRE AIRFIELD.
Date: 2006-05-24, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Birds Struck: 1, Species: SKUNKS, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: FOUND ON RWY 29 AT 315, NIGHT. ABOUT 2,000 FT FROM RWY END.
Date: 2006-05-22, Time: Day (17:45), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Comair Airlines, Aircraft: CANADAIR (Airplane), Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
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2005 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 2005-11-29, Time: Day (12:30), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Fog, Rain, Operator: Comair Airlines, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 1, Species: SPARROWS, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: HAZING GUNS WERE DEPLOYED ON THE FIELD AT THE TIME OF THE INCIDENT. GULLS HAD BEEN IN THE AREA MOST OF THE DAY AND CONSTANT HAZING OPERATIONS WERE IN PROGRESS. FLOCK OF SPARROWS TRAVERSED FIELD CROSSING THE RWY WHEN THE PLANE WAS LANDING.
Date: 2005-11-14, Time: Day (10:50), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Mesa Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ700 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N512MJ, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29, Speed: 125 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: 1 BIRD STRIKE FOUND ON RT WING LE AND ONE ON BOTTOM OF L INBD FLAP.
Date: 2005-11-03, Time: Day, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Trans States Airlines, Aircraft: EMB-145 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Flight: 7980, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 29, Above Ground: 74 ft, Speed: 120 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HERRING GULL, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x (xxxx-xx-x-xxxxxx)
Remarks: IMMATURE HERG. PILOT REPTD TO ATC THAT THERE WAS NO DMG.
Date: 2005-10-30, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 29, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HAWKS, Size: Large, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: REMAINS WERE IN BAD SHAPE. COULD NOT TELL EXACTLY WHAT KIND OF HAWK. MAY HAVE BEEN A YOUNG RED-TAILED HAWK.
Date: 2005-10-11, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: FOUND A CLUSTER OF FEATHERS 2/3 OF THE WAY DOWN RWY DURING DAILY AIRFIELD INSPN. NO CARCASS.
Date: 2005-09-25, Time: Day (15:45), Sky: Overcast, Operator: Psa Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ100/200 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Flight: 2347, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HAWKS, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2005-09-25, Time: Day (15:30), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Independence Air, Aircraft: CL-RJ100/200 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: RED-TAILED HAWK, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: AIRLINE REPTD AS UNITED EXPRESS ASSUME INDEPENDENCE AIR xxxx-x-xx-xxxxxx
Date: 2005-09-17, Time: Night (19:46), Sky: Overcast, Operator: Comair Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ100/200 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Flight: 550, Remains Collected: No, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: BELOW 1400 FT AGL.
Date: 2005-08-25, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 29, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: FOUND AT 1800, DAY. PHASE REPTD AS LANDING ROLL
Date: 2005-05-31, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 29, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HERRING GULL, Size: Medium, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: IMMATURE HERG FOUND BY ARPT MX. NO STRIKE REPTD
Date: 2005-05-30, Time: Day (14:30), Sky: Some Cloud, Operator: Air Wisconsin Airlines, Aircraft: EMB-145 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Flight: 3234, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Date: 2005-05-28, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HERRING GULL, Size: Medium, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: FOUND ON EDGE OF RWY. TIME 0830, DAY.
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2004 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 2004-12-13, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 29, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HERRING GULL, Size: Medium, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: PILOT REPTD FOD ON RWY. MX FOUND CARCASS AT ABOUT MIDPOINT OF RWY 29 NEAR CENTERLINE. NIGHT. OVERCAST. RAIN.
Date: 2004-10-13, Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Pinnacle (Formerly Expsairl 1), Aircraft: CL-RJ100/200 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Flight: 7880, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 1250 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: GULL?? NO DMG.
Date: 2004-08-10, Time: Day (07:45), Sky: Some Cloud, Operator: Independence Air, Aircraft: CL-RJ100/200 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Flight: 260, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 50 ft, Speed: 120 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DMG APPARENT. VFR FLT CONDITIONS. DATE = POSTMARK
Date: 2004-08-05, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11, Birds Struck: 1, Species: MOURNING DOVE, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: ANOTHER A/C REPTD REMAINS ON RWY. TIME 0745, DAWN. REPTD AS DOVE, ASSUME MOURNING.
Date: 2004-07-09, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HERRING GULL, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: LDG A/C REPTD FOD. FOUND CARCASS ON CENTER OF RWY 2000' FROM THRESHOLD. BIRD HAZING OPS WERE BEING CONDUCTED ON AIRFIELD AT THE TIME OF ATCT NOTICE. TIME 0805, DAY. OVERCAST, FOG.
Date: 2004-04-27, Time: Day (10:45), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: BE-400 BJET (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N10FL, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: OPER = DELHAIZE AMERICA SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x REPTS (xxxx-x-xx-xxxxxx)
Remarks: BIRD NOT SEEN PRIOR TO STRIKE. UNKN IF DMG.
Date: 2004-04-27, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 29, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: INJURED/STRUCK BIRD FOUND ON RWY. SOME CLOUD. TIME 1045, DAY
Date: 2004-04-18, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Runway: 11/29, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HERRING GULL, Size: Medium, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: CARCASS FOUND DURING RWY INSPN. 0650, DAWN. NO CLOUD.
Date: 2004-04-10, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Atlantic Coast Airlines, Aircraft: DORNIER 328J (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N410FJ, Flight: 6254, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: BIRDSTRIKE TO CAPT'S SIDE WINDOW & L/H INBOARD LEADING EDGE.
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2003 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 2003-11-25, Time: Day (15:20), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N373US, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29, Above Ground: 250 ft, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - LARGE, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2003-09-30, Time: Dawn (06:05), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: American Eagle Airlines, Aircraft: EMB-135 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N705AE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29, Speed: 125 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Struck nose, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DMG
Date: 2003-09-07, Time: Night (20:35), Sky: Overcast, Operator: Delta Air Lines, Aircraft: MD-88 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N926DL, Flight: 1858, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11, Speed: 130 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GREAT BLUE HERON, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Wing or Rotor, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = xxxx-x & FAA NEW ENG ROC OPS CENTER*** CALLED WS FOR ID AND DMG INFO ON xx/xx
Remarks: CONTRACT MX CHECKING L WING LE FOR DMG. BIRD FIRST REPTD AS A CRANE. WS FOUND GREAT BLUE HERON.
Date: 2003-06-14, Time: Day (09:00), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Abx Air (Was Airborne Express), Aircraft: DC-9-30 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N981AX, Flight: 118, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11, Above Ground: 10 ft, Speed: 127 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: NO DMG. HIT LE OF RT WING #2 SLAT. BLOOD SPLATTERED ON WING.
Date: 2003-06-12, Time: Day, Operator: Jetblue Airways, Aircraft: C-402 (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N401SX, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 36, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = TWIN CITY
Date: 2003-05-28, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Operator: Commutair, Aircraft: BE-1900 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N830CA, Flight: 8688, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DMG. TIME 2146Z
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2002 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 2002-11-06, Time: Day (13:30), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Aircraft: BE-1900 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Date: 2002-11-06, Time: Day (13:15), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Colgan Airways, Aircraft: BE-1900 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N119CJ, Flight: 5972, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: No, Above Ground: 50 ft, Speed: 125 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x REPTS ( xxxx-xx-x-xxxxxx
Remarks: SEVERAL BIRDS WERE SEEN IN FRONT OF A/C. AND THERE WAS THE SOUND OF 1 STRIKING. COULD NOT FIND EVIDENCE OF WHERE THE BIRD HIT BUT A DEAD GULL WAS FOUND.
Date: 2002-11-04, Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Flight: 1528, Remains Collected: No, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: FLOCK REPTD, ASSUME 2-10. NO DMG
Date: 2002-10-17, Time: Day (07:10), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Abx Air (Was Airborne Express), Aircraft: DC-9-30 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N982AX, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29, Above Ground: 50 ft, Speed: 120 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Remarks: SHORT FINAL. NO DMG.
Date: 2002-10-05, Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: American Eagle Airlines, Aircraft: EMB-135 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N704PG, Flight: 679, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29, Above Ground: 250 ft, Speed: 130 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x REPTS
Date: 2002-08-16, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Delta Air Lines, Aircraft: MD-88 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N947DL, Flight: 511, Remains Collected: No, Speed: 130 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: SML BLACK BIRD. UNKN IF DMG.
Date: 2002-07-11, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Atlantic Coast Airlines, Aircraft: BA-31 JETSTR (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Flight: 6138, Remains Collected: No, Speed: 120 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DMG.
Date: 2002-06-07, Time: Day (12:00), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2002-05-25, Time: Day (13:00), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Psa Airlines, Aircraft: DORNIER 328 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N472PS, Flight: 4179, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11, Above Ground: 300 ft, Speed: 120 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7-E
Comments: SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x REPTS ( xxxx-x-xx-xxxxxx)
Remarks: BIRD IT F/O'S FWD WINDSHLD & FUSELAGE. MX FOUND NO DMG.
Date: 2002-05-04, Operator: Atlantic Coast Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ100/200 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N404FJ, Flight: 6156, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: BIRD HIT FWD L SIDE OF NOSE. AWAITING MX INSPN.
Date: 2002-03-22, Time: Day (11:20), Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Atlantic Coast Airlines, Aircraft: DORNIER 328 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N413FJ, Flight: 6331, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Engine 2, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x REPTS ( xxxx-x-xx-xxxxxx)
Remarks: CREW SAW BIRDS FLY ACROSS A/C PATH DURING T/O ROLL . NO INDICATION OF STRIKE. DURING CRUISE THEY INSPCTD L ENG NACELLE AND SAW DENT.
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2001 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 2001-11-29, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: American Eagle Airlines, Aircraft: SAAB-340 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N334AE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11, Speed: 110 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Struck Propeller, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DMG. IMMATURE GULL
Date: 2001-11-07, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N576US, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 36, Above Ground: 50 ft, Speed: 135 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2001-10-28, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: American Eagle Airlines, Aircraft: SAAB-340 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N339AE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29, Above Ground: 50 ft, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Struck nose, Struck Engine 2, Struck Propeller, Struck Wing or Rotor, Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 2001-10-16, Time: Day, Operator: Business, Aircraft: DA-900 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 50 ft, Speed: 130 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: SPARROWS, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = TAG AVIATION
Remarks: FLOCK REPTD, ASSUME 2-10.
Date: 2001-09-17, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Expressjet (Continental Exprs), Aircraft: EMB-145 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N16944, Remains Collected: No, Speed: 120 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck nose, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: DATE = POSTMARK
Remarks: BLOOD ON NOSE. FLT 3794
Date: 2001-09-15, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Alleghenyairlines, Aircraft: DHC8 DASH 8 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N828EX, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: FLT 3960
Date: 2001-08-29, Time: Night, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N7258U, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11, Above Ground: 500 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: INSPN. NO DMG. CAPT REPTD BIRD STRIKE ON FIANL APCH. NIGHT VFR. HIT F/O SIDE OF RADOME.
Date: 2001-06-29, Time: Day (14:37), Sky: No Clouds, Precipation: None, Operator: Military, Aircraft: C-21A, Registration: 840141, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29, Above Ground: 150 ft, Speed: 180 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 2, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: BASH
Comments: SOURCE = BASH NR xxxxx
Remarks: ON TAKEOFF FROM KPWM,BEGAN CLIMB OUT WHEN COPILOT CALLED OUT "BIRD". A MOMENT LATER, WE HEARD THE IMPACT AND THEN BEGAN TO SMELL AN ODOR THROUGH THE AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM. bIRD IMPACTED THE NUMBER TWO ENGINE. BIRD REMAINS FOUND ON THE ENGINE RING COWL AND IN THE EXHAUST AREA. NO DAMAGE REPORTED. NO REMAINS RECOVERED DUE TO THE BIRD BEING COMPLETELY DISINTENRATED.
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2000 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 2000-09-10, Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business Express, Aircraft: SAAB-340 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N338BE, Remains Collected: No, Location: 3 NM SWS, Above Ground: 2000 ft, Speed: 150 knots, Miles From Airport: 3 mi, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: BIRD HIT LE OF RT MAIN GEAR DOOR. ALL EXTERIOR LIGHTS ON, WX RADAR OFF. BIRD WAS BROWN & YELLOW.
Date: 2000-06-29, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business Express, Aircraft: SAAB-340 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 100 ft, Speed: 125 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: HIT A FLOCK ASSUME 2-10.
Date: 2000-06-25, Time: Day (09:50), Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business Express, Aircraft: SAAB-340 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N362BE, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 80 ft, Speed: 125 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Wing or Rotor, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: LE RT WING.
Date: 2000-06-13, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Delta Air Lines, Aircraft: MD-80 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 200 ft, Speed: 135 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: DATE = POSTMARK
Remarks: FLT 2158. TIME 1630Z.
Date: 2000-06-06, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Delta Air Lines, Aircraft: MD-88 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N976DL, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: HERRING GULL, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged radome, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = xxxx-x & AIRLINE
Remarks: LARGE DENT IN RADOME.
Date: 2000-01-10, Time: Night, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Psa Airlines, Aircraft: DORNIER 328 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Speed: 120 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 1, Species: DUCKS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: FLT4101
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1999 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 1999-09-11, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N7254U, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: NO DMG. CLEANED.
Date: 1999-07-20, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Ata Airlines (American Trans A, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N780AT, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29, Speed: 130 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 11-100, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Struck nose, Struck Fuselage, Struck Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: FLOCKD OF ROBIN-SIZED BIRDS ON AND NEAR RWY. COULD NOT BE SEEN FROM DEPTR END.
Date: 1999-06-24, Time: Night, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Business Express, Aircraft: SAAB-340 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N338BE, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 100 ft, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Struck Engine 2, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Struck Propeller, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = xxxx-x & ENG MANU #xxxxxx & xxx
Remarks: POSSIBLE DMG, A/C TO BE FERRIED TO BASE. FEATHER IN #2 ENG. LABOR TO INSPCT. BORESCOPE. 1 BIRD ON EACH SIDE OF A/C. HIT BOTH PROPS. 17 FLTS CANCELLED. LOST REVENUE. A/C DOWN ALL DAY. ENG MANU REPT SHOWS NO DMG.
Date: 1999-05-14, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N7259U, Remains Collected: No, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: GULLS, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: STRUCK A FLOCK OF GULLS. CLEAND & INSPCTD.
Date: 1999-05-13, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-727-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N7262U, Remains Collected: No, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: CLEANED & INSPCTD. # BIRDS NOT REPTD, ASSUME 1.
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1998 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 1998-11-11, Time: Dawn (06:56), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Fog, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N339US, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11, Above Ground: 200 ft, Speed: 170 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - LARGE, Size: Large, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 2, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: LRG BIRD/BIRDS POSSIBLY GEESE. BOTH PILOTS FELT A THUMP. ALL INDICATIONS WERE NORMAL. FOUND BLOOD ON #2 ENG INTAKE. NO OTHER VISIBLE SIGNS OF BIRD STRIKE. RAINING.
Date: 1998-10-27, Time: Day (10:28), Operator: Atlantic Coast Airlines, Aircraft: CL-RJ100/200 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N628BR, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: Aborted Take-off, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = AIRLINE REPT & COMMERCIAL INCIDENT REPT
Remarks: FLT 762 ABTD T/O & RETD TO GATE DUE TO A BIRD STRIKE ON WINDSHLD.
Date: 1998-09-28, Time: Night (20:40), Operator: Military, Aircraft: KC-135E, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 1000 ft, Speed: 170 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Wing or Rotor, Report Type: BASH
Comments: SOURCE = BASH NR xxxxx
Remarks: REMARKS - ; AIRCRAFT - KC - 135 - E; IMPACT - Below pilots window and leading edge inboard of #3; NUMBER OF BIRDS (S, F, or Z) - Z
Date: 1998-09-28, Time: Night (20:40), Operator: Military, Aircraft: KC-135E, Registration: 56-3622, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 1000 ft, Speed: 170 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Wing or Rotor, Report Type: BASH
Comments: SOURCE = BASH NR xxxxx
Remarks: REMARKS - AIRCRAFT RETURNED TO KBGR FOR FULL STOP MAINTENANCE INSPECTION; AIRCRAFT - KC - 135 - E; IMPACT - BELOW PILOTS WINDOW AND RIGHT LEADING EDGE; NUMBER OF BIRDS (S, F, or Z) - Z
Date: 1998-05-28, Operator: Continental Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-500 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N32626, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Damage: Uncertain Level, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Engine 2, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Report Type: Engine Manufacturer
Comments: ENG MANU# xxxxxx
Remarks: 5 FAN BLADES DAMAGED. SHINGLING. MINOR ACCORDING TO GE.
Date: 1998-05-16, Time: Day (10:40), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Aircraft: LEARJET-35 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: DATE = POSTMARK
Remarks: UNKN IF DAMAGE.
Date: 1998-05-10, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Aircraft: LEARJET-35 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 74 ft, Speed: 100 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Uncertain Level, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Engine 1, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: FAN DAMAGE, #1 ENG.
Date: 1998-05-05, Time: Day (11:06), Operator: Fedex Express, Aircraft: B-727 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N285FE, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: GULLS, Report Type: Other
Comments: SOURCE = COMMERCIAL INCIDENT REPT
Remarks: FLT 1491 STRUCK 2 GULLS WHILE LANDING. NO DAMAGE.
Date: 1998-03-28, Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N335US, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Tail, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: MINOR DAMAGE TO HORIZ STAB. DENT <1/8 INCH. INCIDENT ON PREVIOUS NIGHT. DEBRIS FOUND ON AM WALK-AROUND. A/C INSPCTD, FOUND AIRWORTHY.
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1997 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 1997-10-07, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Damage: Uncertain Level, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Engine 1, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: FLT 0527 HAD A BIRD STRIKE AT LIFT-OFF. DAMAGE TO #1 ENG COWL. EXTENT OF DAMAGE NOT REPTD. # BIRDS STRUCK NOT REPTD, ASSUME 1.
Date: 1997-08-02, Time: Day, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Continental Airlines, Aircraft: B-737 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DAMAGE. # BIRDS STRUCK NOT REPTD, ASSUME 1.
Date: 1997-07-17, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: C-172 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPERATOR = CPF
Remarks: NO DAMAGE TO CPF 1720.
Date: 1997-06-11, Time: Dawn, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business Express, Aircraft: SAAB-340 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Minor, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Propeller, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: DATE = POSTMARK
Remarks: DAMAGED PROP, 6" GOUGE (SCRAPE). TIME = 0615LCL
Date: 1997-06-04, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: PA-31T CHEYENNE (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Registration: N154CA, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 18, Above Ground: 25 ft, Speed: 110 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Wing or Rotor, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPERATOR = AMERICAN SKIING CO.
Remarks: LEFT TIPTANK HAD A FEATHER STUCK BETWEEN SEAMS. BIRD WAS INJURED & SHOT BY ARPT PERSONNEL.
Date: 1997-06-04, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Privately Owned, Aircraft: PA-42 (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: GULLS, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPERATOR = DAN BILODENU
Remarks: HIT A FLOCK OF BIRDS, # NOT REPTD, ASSUME 2-10
Date: 1997-05-08, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: GULFAERO IV (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N725LB, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPERATOR = GENERAL ELECTRIC CAPTIAL CORP
Remarks: TIME= 184O LCL. NO DAMAGE/INJURY.
Date: 1997-03-21, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N280US, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29, Speed: 110 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: OUTBOUND FLT DELAYED 25 MINS. NO DAMGE. FLT 1246.
Date: 1997-03-21, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N280US, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29, Speed: 110 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: FLT 1246. STRIKE OCCURRED AFTER NOSE GEAR ON GROUND. NO DAMAGE. 25 MIN DELAY ON OUTBOUND FLT 1765.
Date: 1997-02-22, Time: Day, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Speed: 110 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: EUROPEAN STARLING, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: FLOCK OF STARLING STRUCK. UNKN IF DAMAGE OR WHERE BIRDS STRUCK A/C.
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1996 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 1996-10-09, Time: Night, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Mountain Air Cargo, Aircraft: FOKKER-F27 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 400 ft, Speed: 130 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: HIT A FLOCK OF GULLS. DAMAGE UNKN.
Date: 1996-09-14, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 2, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Struck Landing Gear, Effect On Flight: Precautionary Landing, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: DAMAGE UNKN, PILOT DIVERTED TO KBOS TO HAVE ENG CHECKED. PILOT STATED 1 BIRD WENT THRU RT ENG., 1 IN GEAR.
Date: 1996-09-03, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business Express, Aircraft: SAAB-340 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DAMAGE/INJURY
Date: 1996-07-09, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Commutair, Aircraft: BE-1900 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11, Speed: 155 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Effect On Flight: Aborted Take-off, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = xxxx-x & COMMERCIAL INCIDENT REPT
Remarks: SECTION ON DAMAGE NOT COMPLETED. FLT 600 ABTD T/O AT 0606EDT & RETD TO RAMP. FLT DEPTD AT 0738.
Date: 1996-04-30, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Business Express, Aircraft: SAAB-340 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Speed: 120 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DAMAGE
Date: 1996-01-26, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N351US, Remains Collected: No, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 2, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Report Type: Engine Manufacturer
Comments: ENG MANU CASE #xxxxxx
Remarks: 1 BIRD INGESTED INTO CORE. UKN IF DAMAGE.
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1995 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 1995-11-15, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Commutair, Aircraft: BE-1900 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 200 ft, Speed: 120 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - MEDIUM, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 1995-11-06, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Delta Air Lines, Aircraft: MD-88 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 10 ft, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: SPARROWS, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: DATE = POSTMARK
Date: 1995-11-03, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Expressjet (Continental Exprs), Aircraft: ATR-42 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Speed: 60 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BIRD, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Effect On Flight: Aborted Take-off, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x REPTS. BRITT AIRWAYS DBA/CONTIN. EXPR.
Remarks: FLT 3747. FOG. NO DAMAGE. ABORTED T/O AFTER STRIKE. BIRDS REPTD AS SPARROWS & GULLS.
Date: 1995-11-02, Time: Dusk, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Fog, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N373US, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: Yes, Runway: 29, Above Ground: 100 ft, Speed: 148 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: COMMON EIDER, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Substantial, Strikes/Damages: Struck & Damaged Engine 2, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Effect On Flight: ENGINE SHUT DOWN, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = xxxx-x, COMM. INCID. REPT, NTSB & FAA ACC/INCID DATA ENG MANU CASE # xxxxxx
Remarks: FLT 1669 HAD NO INJURIES. LOUD BANG & VIBRATION ON T/O. ENG HAD SEVERAL BLADES DAMAGED. EMERGENCY DELCARED. C/O SHUT ENG DOWN & RETD TO FIELD. CANCELLED FLT UNTIL MAINT COULD ASSESS DAMAGE. OCCURRED DURING ROTATION. BIRD ID BY SMITHSONIAN. NO UNCONTAINED FAILURE, NO FIRE & ENG CONTD TO RUN UNTIL SHUT DOWN BY FLT CREW. FOG & RAIN.
Date: 1995-10-10, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Delta Air Lines, Aircraft: B-737 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: FLT715
Date: 1995-08-11, Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business Express, Aircraft: BE-1900 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 150 ft, Speed: 126 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 1995-05-08, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Delta Air Lines, Aircraft: B-737-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N312DL, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29, Speed: 125 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: SOURCE = TWO xxxx-x REPTS.
Remarks: NO DAMAGE OR FAILURE TO AIRFRAME OR ENGINE. A/C OUT OF SERVICE 21 MINS.
Date: 1995-03-21, Time: Day, Aircraft: IAI-1124 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N29CL, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Other, Part Not Reptd, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: (UPDATED x/x/xxxx WITH # STRUCK)
Remarks: # STRUCK NOT REPTD, ASSUME 1. BIRD WAS SMALL.
Date: 1995-01-12, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N390US, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29, Speed: 115 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Strikes/Damages: Struck radome, Struck Engine 1, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: ENG MANU # xxxxxx SOURCE = xxxx-x & ENG. MANU.
Remarks: BIRD STRUCK RADOME AND WAS INGESTED IN #1 ENG.
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1994 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 1994-10-01, Time: Night, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Delta Air Lines, Aircraft: B-727 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 2500 ft, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Descent, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: HIT CORNER OF WINDSHIELD, NO DAMAGE.
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1993 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 1993-10-21, Time: Day, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Business, Aircraft: BE-58 BARON (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Remains Collected: No, Speed: 85 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Damage: Uncertain Level, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Struck & Damaged Wing or Rotor, Struck & Damaged Tail, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPERATOR = STAR CHECK
Remarks: BROKE TAIL LIGHT, DENTED LE WING AND POSSIBLE ENG DAMAGE. 3 BIRDS.
Date: 1993-10-13, Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business Express, Aircraft: SAAB-340 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DAMAGE
Date: 1993-09-12, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business Express, Aircraft: SAAB-340 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Speed: 80 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Effect On Flight: Aborted Take-off, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: ABORTED T/O TO EXAMINE A/C. NO DAMAGE
Date: 1993-07-23, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Business Express, Aircraft: SHORTS 360 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: DATE = POSTMARK
Remarks: TIME = 1815 LCL. DAMAGE
Date: 1993-03-18, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Business Express, Aircraft: SAAB-340 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 15 ft, Speed: 110 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck Fuselage, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: DATE = POSTMARK
Remarks: SAW BIRD JUST AS IT WENT UNDER THE NOSE AND THEN HEARD IT HIT FUESLAGE.
Date: 1993-03-04, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Business Express, Aircraft: SAAB-340 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: BIRD - SMALL, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: FLT 627. UNKN IF DAMAGE.
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1992 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 1992-12-11, Time: Night, Operator: Business, Aircraft: PA-31 NAVAJO (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Registration: N494SC, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 600 ft, Speed: 100 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPERATOR = DOWNEAST BUSINESS BROKERS
Remarks: NO DAMAGE
Date: 1992-09-20, Time: Night, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Trans States Airlines, Aircraft: ATR-42 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 30 ft, Speed: 250 knots, Phase of Flight: Approach, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DAMAGE.
Date: 1992-09-19, Time: Night, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-727 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 3, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Report Type: AC Incident Rept
Remarks: FLT16117 REPTD A BIRD STRIKE ON DEPT. PILOT REPTD NO DAMAGE. TIME = 1039Z.
Date: 1992-07-07, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business Express, Aircraft: SHORTS 360 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Speed: 80 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: SPARROWS, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DAMAGE VISIBLE
Date: 1992-04-02, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business Express, Aircraft: SAAB-340 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Speed: 110 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: SPARROWS, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: POSTMARK = DATE
Date: 1992-01-31, Time: Night (20:00), Operator: Military, Aircraft: KC-135E, Remains Collected: Yes, Remains Sent: Yes, Above Ground: 3 ft, Speed: 150 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: WHITE-TAILED DEER, Strikes/Damages: Struck Landing Gear, Report Type: BASH
Comments: SOURCE = BASH NR xxxxx
Remarks: REMARKS - ; AIRCRAFT - KC - 135 - E; IMPACT - RIGHT MAIN TRUCK; NUMBER OF BIRDS (S, F, or Z) - F
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1991 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 1991-09-26, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Business, Aircraft: C-402 (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 30 ft, Speed: 100 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPERATOR = BHA LEASING
Remarks: DAMAGE UNKN, FLT TO BTV WAS CONTINUED. ATIS WARNING & L.C.
Date: 1991-06-16, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Continental Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Speed: 130 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 1, Species: MOURNING DOVE, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DAMAGE/INJURY. FLT 682.
Date: 1991-03-30, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Flight: 1019, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Report Type: Airline Report
Remarks: IMMEDIATELY AFTER DEPARTURE, A/C SUSTAINED A BIRD STRIKE TO THE F/O SLIDING WINDOW. INSPECTION COMPLETED. NO DMG.
Date: 1991-03-25, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Continental Airlines, Aircraft: MD-80 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Speed: 120 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 2-10, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: SPARROWS, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DAMAGE/INJURY.
Date: 1991-03-25, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Speed: 140 knots, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: CROWS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: FLT 1470. NO DAMAGE/INJURY. STRUCK A FLOCK OF SPARROWS/CROWS. ASSUME 2-10.
Date: 1991-03-25, Operator: United Airlines, Aircraft: B-737-300 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N203UA, Flight: 0646, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Landing Roll, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Strikes/Damages: Struck Engine 1, Engine ingested the bird/ animal, Struck Wing or Rotor, Report Type: Multiple
Comments: SOURCE = ENG MANU #xxxxxx & AIRLINE
Remarks: INGESTION. NO ENG DAMAGE. BIRDSTRIKE UPON LDG. SEVERAL STRIKES ON RT FLAP.
Date: 1991-03-24, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Business Express, Aircraft: BE-1900 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: SPARROWS, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: AT ROTATION, HIT A FLOCK, ASSUME 2-10. NO DAMAGE.
Date: 1991-01-14, Time: Day, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Aircraft: C-172 (Airplane), Mass: <= 2,250 kg, Engines: 1, Power Type: Reciprocating engine (piston), Remains Collected: No, Speed: 76 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: OWLS, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPERATOR = RICHARD KNIGHT
Remarks: NO DAMAGE/INJURY.
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1990 Wildlife Incidents

Date: 1990-11-05, Time: Day, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: SAAB-340 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Speed: 130 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: SPARROWS, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = BIZEX
Remarks: NO DAMAGE. HIT 6. SPARROWS?
Date: 1990-11-04, Time: Day, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Business, Aircraft: MERLIN III (Airplane), Mass: 2251 - 5700 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 2-10, Species: SPARROWS, Size: Small, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Comments: OPER = VALLEY AIR
Remarks: HIT A FLOCK, # NOT REPTD, ASSUME 2-10. NO DAMAGE.
Date: 1990-10-30, Time: Day, Sky: No Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N435US, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 29, Speed: 120 knots, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Large, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 1990-10-10, Time: Night, Sky: Overcast, Precipation: Rain, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: B-737-400 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Registration: N434US, Remains Collected: No, Runway: 11, Above Ground: 350 ft, Speed: 180 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Strikes/Damages: Struck windshield, Effect On Flight: None, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Date: 1990-10-05, Sky: Some Cloud, Precipation: None, Operator: Delta Air Lines, Aircraft: B-757-200 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Phase of Flight: Take-off run, Birds Struck: 1, Species: BIRD, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DAMAGE TO FLT 169.
Date: 1990-08-01, Time: Day, Operator: American Airlines, Aircraft: DHC8 DASH 8 (Airplane), Mass: 5,701 - 27,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turboprop, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 2000 ft, Speed: 250 knots, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: No, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: NO DAMAGE. FLT 498.
Date: 1990-06-10, Time: Day (10:11), Sky: Overcast, Precipation: None, Operator: Us Airways, Aircraft: DC-9 (Airplane), Mass: 27,001 - 272,000 kg, Engines: 2, Power Type: Turbofan, Remains Collected: No, Above Ground: 250 ft, Phase of Flight: Climb, Birds Seen: 1, Birds Struck: 1, Species: GULLS, Size: Medium, Pilot warned of birds/wildlife: Yes, Report Type: FAA Form 5200-7
Remarks: UNKN IF DAMAGE


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