150/5200-32B - Reporting Wildlife Aircraft Strikes

Date Issued
May 31, 2013
Responsible Office
AAS-300,  Office of Airport Safety and Operations - Airport Safety & Operations Division
Description

This AC explains the importance of reporting collisions between aircraft and wildlife, more commonly referred to as wildlife strikes. It also explains recent improvements in the FAA’s Bird/Other Wildlife Strike Reporting system, how to report a wildlife strike, what happens to the wildlife strike report data, how to access the FAA National Wildlife Strike Database (NWSD), and the FAA’s Feather Identification program.