circling approach

circling approach

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An extension of an instrument approach procedure which provides for visual circling of the aerodrome prior to landing (ICAO).
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Its contrast in most lighting conditions makes it more obvious than the main landing runway, "he added, "especially during a circling approach.
At 9:41 am, while executing a circling approach for RWY-12 at Islamabad, it flew into Margalla Hills, and crashed at a distance of 9.