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ABC Evening News for Monday, Feb 23, 2009
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Bird Strike Committee USA statistics on annual bird strikes of civil aircraft cited.

(Seattle: Neal Karlinsky) A strange new "avian radar" that can detect birds in the way of aircraft examined; scenes shown of Flight 1549 in the Hudson River after it ran into a flock of birds and of the reporter holding a bound-up hawk. [Airport wildlife biologist Steve OSMEK†- talks about and shows the radar device that picks out the course of birds.] [Aviation consultant John NANCE - says this system could have prevented the 1549 crash.]

Gibson, Charles;
Karlinsky, Neal

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