Bird Strike Committee Proceedings


Date of this Version

April 1999


Part 2 of 3


Although the perceived threat from the growing geese population in North America has been increasing in recent years (and needs to be addressed), progress appears to have been made in reducing the damaging bird strikes through improved awareness and more effective airport bird hazard control programs worldwide. The following statistics attempt to quantify this progress for selected geographic regions. Reasons for the improvements and lessons learned, if known, are mentioned.