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air miss

Any incident reported by any aircrew in which there was a risk of an air collision, or a situation in which two aircraft came dangerously close to each other.
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"It was a technical air miss rather than anything of an issue from a safety perspective."
"Air misses" between planes less than the legal minimum distance of five miles apart.
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Yet, apart from the fact that such an infrastructure project is not needed to boost employment within one of the more prosperous parts of the UK, there are concerns that increased concentration around London will increase air misses and have a considerable impact on the environment.
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Not surprisingly, the report focuses solely on the development of the London complex of airports, a move that, according to the report, will increase air misses and, more crucially, increase the impact on the environment considerably.