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The FAA has recorded over 90,000 collisions between aircraft and wildlife since 1990, most involving birds. During that time, annual strike counts have increased dramatically due to rising air traffic, growing wildlife populations and more thorough reporting.

Bar chart shows the FAA has recorded over 90,000 collisions between aircraft and wildlife since 1990, most involving birds.

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