Deadly Airport Bird Strikes Prevented by Tall Grasses?

August 12, 2014 7:29 PM

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Deadly Airport Bird Strikes Prevented by Tall Grasses?

One Ohio airport is now looking to tall prairie grasses as the answer to preventing deadly and frequent bird strikes in the area, according to reports.

These types of collisions are damaging to both birds and planes, and some airports around the world resort to shooting or poisoning large flocks or birds to avoid these run-ins. But Dayton International Airport believes planting tall prairie grass may be an effective, gentler way of scaring away bir...

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