Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Amaravati: Strategies for prevention of bird strikes discussed

Amaravati: Dumping of waste, existence of poultry farms, water bodies outside the airport, fruit plantations on the premises of Airport boundary wall are attracting birds resulting in increase of bird hits to aircraft. This has been causing potential threat to safety of aircrafts and passengers, observed officials participated in a meeting at Vijayawada Airport Director's office here on Monday.
Aerodrome Environment Management Committee (AEMC), Aerodrome Committee Meeting (ACM) and Anti Hijack Mock Exercise are conducted at the office of Airport Director, Vijayawada Airport under the Chairmanship of KRM Kishore Kumar, Principal Secretary, Home Department, Government of Andhra Pradesh, informed G Madhusudana Rao, Airport Director in a statement.
KRM Kishore Kumar, Home Secretary is the Chairman for the meetings and G Madhusudana Rao, Airport Director is the convener. The meeting was also attended by Sub Collector Swapnil and DCP Harshavardhan Raju. AEMC is conducting the meeting once in every two months to discuss about the Wildlife Hazard Management at Airport, control of unauthorised constructions in the premises of the airport.
14/10/19 Hans India

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