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Bird-plane collisions may pass 10,000, a first

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Reports of airplanes hitting birds and other wildlife have soared since a stricken US Airways jet landed last year in New York's Hudson River, and the government's tally for last year could reach or even exceed 10,000 for the first time.

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Serious accidents are climbing at a faster rate than minor incidents.

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