BASH Hazard Assessments
BASH Plan Development and Review
BASH Program Evaluations
Complete Program Implementation
Bird Aircraft Strike Hazard
Historical birdstrikes emphasize the need for active management at these facilities.
22 Sept 1995; USAF E-3 AWACS; Elmendorf AFB; On takeoff the aircraft struck a flock of geese; all 24 occupants were killed.
14 July 1996; NATO E-3 AWACS; Aktion, Greece; on takeoff the aircraft struck a flock of birds; aircraft was totaled.
15 July 1996; Belgian Air Force Lockheed C-130; Eindhoven, Netherlands; on approach aircraft struck a flock of birds 34 of 41 occupants killed.
Loomacres Wildlife Management personnel offer a wide range of services to assist the Safety Department and Base Operations to mitigate wildlife concerns. These include:
Our staff and Birds are working hard to protect the Air Force Pilots that dedicate their lives to protecting us!