The National Transportation Safety Board has determined that bird strikes probably caused the 2008 crash of a Cessna 500 at Oklahoma City, Okla., and safety recommendations emerging from its probe are aimed at improving airframe certification standards for bird strikes, FAA oversight of charter operations, and airport bird strike mitigation efforts. On March 4, 2008, a Cessna 500 (N113SH) registered to Southwest Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Clinic, operating under Part 91 rules, ...


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