Nigeria airports record 93 bird strikes in Q1 of 2022

No fewer than 93 bird strike incidents have occurred across Nigerian airports in the first half of 2022. Out of the number, 54 of such bird strike incidents happened at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos alone. Speaking at the the workshop organised by the Search and Rescue Mission of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) on Wednesday in Lagos, Mr. Azike Edozie, Head Bird/Wildlife Hazard Control, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), decried the high incidents arising from bird strike incidents in the industry. Edozie however said that the responsibility…

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