Journal of Aeronautics & Aerospace Engineering

Journal of Aeronautics & Aerospace Engineering
Open Access

ISSN: 2168-9792



Aircraft Collisions and Bird Strikes in Nepal Between 1946-2016: A Case Study

Yadav BK

The purpose of this paper is to give a summary of aircraft collision/accidents and bird strikes in Nepal. It presents national and international registered aircraft statistics of bird strikes and aircraft collisions between 1946 and 2016 in Nepal. The paper enlightens bird strike probe risk and challenges of aircraft operations in Nepal, details of victim/ collided aircraft with/and aircraft brief specification/models. The data was collected by reviewing different sources from Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), Bureau of Aircraft Accident Achieves (B3A), World Bird-Strike Association (WBA) and qualitative approach articles/newspaper/ interviews. Finally, this paper enhances safety measures to be taken by CAAN, obligation to investigate accidents with professional method of detection with prevention of such accidents in the near and the distance future from hull losses-hull fatalities to be enshrined regulators of ICAO and EASA.