precautionary landing


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precautionary landing

A landing either on land or water made as a precaution when in the judgment of responsible persons a hazard exists in continuing the flight.
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I requested the next nearest field for my precautionary landing to troubleshoot.
KABUL (PAN): A Coalition helicopter made a precautionary landing in the Sabari district of Khost province earlier Monday.
no fire) may not warrant a precautionary landing in bad weather when good weather is ahead.
My bang began when, due to a maintenance problem we had been experiencing on newly modified jet engines, Thunderbird #2 had to make a precautionary landing at Indian Springs AFAF, about 60 miles away from Nellis.
He made a precautionary landing because he believed he momentarily lost'' hydraulic control, Johnson said.
Pilots made a precautionary landing after they were unable to retard the engine throttle below 2100 rpm.
It had to make a precautionary landing in TeyrdanFarm in Llanelian, off Dolwen Road.
The Air Corps pilot was forced to make a precautionary landing at the helipad at a nearby golf and fishing club at 3.
At about 1530 Pacific time, the airplane was landed without damage following a power control interruption and a precautionary landing.
About five minutes later it had reached a safe altitude and diverted to Gatwick for a precautionary landing.
The diagram above depicts a circling approach to a precautionary landing area, which may be preferable due to terrain, weather or other considerations.