Wildlife Strikes to Civil Aircraft by Animal Group


by Steven Davies on Jul 20, 2013 | Views: 73 | Score: 1
Birds9730
Bats139
Terrestrial mammals199
Reptiles15
Sources: faa.gov
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Steven Davies
Steven Davies on Jul 20, 2013 1:36 PM said:

In 2011, there were a total of 10,083 wildlife strikes by civil aircraft in the United States. 96.5% of animals struck by aircraft were birds, but 1.4% were bats and 2% were terrestrial mammals. There were also 15 reptiles struck. (Wildlife strike reporting is voluntary)

Alejandro Esquino Gomez
Alejandro Esquino Gomez on Nov 11, 2014 4:33 PM said:

Is it the wildlife that is striking the aircraft or is it the aircraft that is striking the the wildlife...