Airport 24/7: Bird, Plane, Impact! Pictures

One bird can bring down a jet, so when a massive flock invades MIA, the airport must take extreme measures.

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MIA's Aviation Environmental Planner Norman Hegedus explains the dangers that birds can pose to an aircraft, and how the airport scares the birds away.

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