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Monday, December 6, 2010

Bird Strike Caused Fatal 2009 Chopper Crash

A helicopter accident in Louisiana in 2009, which killed eight people, was caused by a red-tailed hawk striking the windshield of a Sikorsky S-76C++ helicopter. The NTSB's final report on the crash said the lack of requirements for bird strike-resistant windshields contributed to the crash. The Safety Board...

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