Accession Number : ADP004183

Title :   Worldwide Birdstrike Statistics of Lufthansa German Airlines,

Corporate Author : GERMAN BOARD FOR BIRDSTRIKE PREVENTION TRABEN-TRARBACH (GERMANY F R)

Personal Author(s) : Hild,J.

Report Date : 25 MAY 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : Lufthansa German Airlines register an average number of 328 birdstrikes yearly. The costs of repairs, disregarding subsequent costs, due to flight plan changes or cancellations, amount to 1 Mio DM yearly. According to a preliminary estimate damage costs are increasing strongly at the moment. During 1983 the costs amounted to nearly 6.0 Mio DM.

Descriptors :   *Bird strikes, Statistical data, Global, Tables(Data), Flight, Position(Location), Symposia

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE