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Jet Collisions with Birds

Collisions with flocks of birds, which recently caused a jet in New York to have to make an emergency water landing in the Hudson River after losing both its engines, are a danger that investigators want to figure out how to prevent in the future.

The first step towards controlling these birds is to figure out what species they are....

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Pilot of Missing Jet Disappeared Too

Pierre Thomas writes in that Benjamin Padilla, who piloted the Boeing 727 that vanished after taking off in Africa, has disappeared as well. "I am concerned that he might have been hijacked," says Padilla's brother, Joseph. The plane took off from Luanda Airport in Angola without permission and without filing a flight plan, so no...

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