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Nepal - Boeing 737 colliding with Bar headed geese

 A flock of 10 migrating Bar Headed Geese collided with the Malaysia Airlines Boeing 737–800 at TIA, carrying 180 passengers, close to touch down, at 17:17 PM on 21 March 2014. Two geese were killed, crew and passengers were safe. The landing light’s lance got damaged.

Ram Mani Thapaliya

07 April 2014, Nepal

Director's April 2013 Letter

 Capt van Eekeren


Captain Rob van Eekeren - Executive Director, WBA.

AIPA and the Airports

Bird strike on engine cowling


Captain Brian J. Greeves - AIPA Safety and Technical Consultant/ALR Course Facilitator.

First Officer Owen Hinson  - AIPA representative to the AAWHG Executive Board.

On the other side of the fence ...




Kylie Patrick  - Avisure.

2012 Australian National Wildlife Hazard Management Forum – Sydney

Anja Divljan presents a talk on bats at the AAWHG Wildlife Management Forum 2012.


Darren Angelo - Aerodrome Inspector, Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority.

Kylie Patrick  - Avisure.

Brazilian law was recently issued for managing bird/wildlife attractants within 20 km around airports

AMX landed safely after a serious Black Vulture (Coragyps atratus) strike close to the Santa Maria AFB (Oliveira 2007)


Major Henrique Rubens Balta de Oliveira - former AMX pilot, Brazilian Air Force.

Airline-based Management Plans



Phil Shaw - Managing Director, Avisure.

Kylie Patrick & Jeff McKee - Avisure.

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