[CT Birds] Bird Strike at Bradley International Airport

paul cianfaglione pgcianfaglione at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 10:14:47 EDT 2012


Lots of damage to the nose of this plane from the bird strike, if it was
one. The story is interesting.

http://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/Safe-Landing-at-Bradley-After-Mid-Air-Incident-172524311.html

How high do birds fly?

Most songbirds migrate at 500 to 2,000 meters, but some fly as high as
6,800 meters; swans have been recorded at 8,000 meters and Bar-headed Geese
at 9,000 meters.

Paul Cianfaglione
Canton



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