FAA Wildlife Strikes

All reports of birds and other wildlife striking aircraft in the U.S. since 1990

This dataset contains detailed information on the circumstances surrounding each reported aircraft wildlife strike in the U.S. since 1990. Most reports are made by pilots or airport personnel. Among the details covered include aircraft type and specifications, species of wildlife, flight details, resulting casualties and complications, and repair costs.

(52 columns, 170607 rows)

Examples

Basic Examples

Retrieve the ResourceObject:

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ResourceObject["FAA Wildlife Strikes"]
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View the data:

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ResourceData["FAA Wildlife Strikes"]
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Visualization

Show frequency of wildlife strikes by month at LAX:

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BarChart[KeySort@
  Counts[DateValue[#"Date/Time", "Month"] & /@ 
    ResourceData["FAA Wildlife Strikes"][
     Select[#AirportEntity == Entity["Airport", "KLAX"] &]]], 
 ChartLabels -> Automatic]
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Show the frequency over time of wildlife strikes reported at Dallas-Forth Worth International Airport:

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DateListPlot[
 Length /@
  GroupBy[
   ResourceData["FAA Wildlife Strikes"]
    [Select[#AirportEntity == Entity["Airport", "KDFW"] &]],
   "Date/Time"], Filling -> None]
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Plot total wildlife strikes by state since 1990:

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GeoRegionValuePlot[
 Length /@ 
  GroupBy[ResourceData["FAA Wildlife Strikes"], "State/Region"], 
 GeoRange -> 
  EntityClass["AdministrativeDivision", "ContinentalUSStates"]]
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Wolfram Research, "FAA Wildlife Strikes" from the Wolfram Data Repository. (2016) https://doi.org/10.24097/wolfram.82630.data

License Information

Public Domain

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