aborted landing


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aborted landing

To discontinue a planned landing for reasons such as conflicting traffic, weather, or runway obstructions. Also called rejected landing, go-around, or overshoot.
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10 (ANI): Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Governor Rameshwar Thakur had a narrow escape on Tuesday when the state government-owned plane they were travelling in aborted landing after two vehicles were spotted on the runaway of Gwalior airport.
He praised the pilots of the Super Puma which is thought to have suffered engine failure after an aborted landing on the rig.
Passengers of flight SQ112 have told how the pilot circled the airport for 30 minutes after the aborted landing attempt, with the pilot then informing them that the aircraft would return to Singapore for refuelling according to New Straits Times - Management Times.
However, since that crash, the FAA has revealed that an unspecified number of flights involving Asiana, EVA Air, and other non-US carriers have had more aborted landing attempts than usual at SFO.
Pilot Richard Parry and Masayuki Yamashita, an official at Asia's largest balloon festival, managed to escape with minor injuries following an aborted landing.
The BA flight aborted landing at about 0300 BST on Friday 28 April when air traffic controllers realised that it was in the path of a British Midland flight that was taking off.
I can't begin to remember the number of times I've flown, but I can recount every thunderstorm, aborted landing or bumpy flight in a light aircraft.