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Aviation / Airport Bird Strikes #921110

CBS Evening News for Saturday, Feb 07, 2009
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(Studio: Jeff Glor) The bird strike that caused US Airways Flight 1549 to land in the Hudson River recalled; found feather shown.

(McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey: Bianca Solorzano) The efforts of airports to deal with troublesome birds featured; scenes shown of the use of falcon to keep airport runways free of birds at McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey and from the Smithsonian Inst. stuffed bird collection used to idenity birds involved in strikes. [Falcon Environmental Services manager Andrew BARNES†- talks about the falcon's role at McGuire.] [Port Authority of New York and New Jersey director Chris WARD†- talks about the wildlife management program.] [Smithsonian feather identification lab director Carla DOVE†- talks birds.]

(Studio: Jeff Glor) The CBS interview with the crew of Flight 1549 on "60 Minutes" announced.

Glor, Jeff;
Solorzano, Bianca

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