Philly airport also on the lookout for birds

    By: Peter Crimmins

    The plane that crash-landed in the Hudson River yesterday took off from La Guardia airport, which shares something with Philadelphia International. Both are along the same migratory bird flight corridor. The flight is reported to have gone down because birds got caught in its engines. Philadelphia Airport makes efforts to avoid a similar accident here. WHYY’s Peter Crimmins reports.

    By: Peter Crimmins
    pcrimmins@whyy.org

    The plane that crash-landed in the Hudson River yesterday took off from La Guardia airport, which shares something with Philadelphia International. Both are along the same migratory bird flight corridor. The flight is reported to have gone down because birds got caught in its engines. Philadelphia Airport makes efforts to avoid a similar accident here. WHYY’s Peter Crimmins reports.

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