THE MINISTER OF CIVIL AVIATION ( SHRI SYED SHAHNAWAZ HUSSAIN )
(a) There has been no accident at Mumbai Airport due to bird
hit. However, 23 bird hits to aircraft have been reported
during the current year(till date) as against 28 in the
preceding year 2000.
(b) Surveys around the airfields are carried out and
appropriate measures are taken by the Airfield Environment
Management Committee to check the sources of bird
attraction. Besides, continuous efforts are made for scaring
the birds and to remove the sources of bird attraction
inside the airfields.