[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.


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

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