hazard beacon

hazard beacon

[′haz·ərd ‚bē·kən]
(navigation)

hazard beacon

An aeronautical beacon used to designate danger to air navigation (ICAO).
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SR22 was substantially damaged when it impacted a hazard beacon tower during approach to the Danbury (Conn.
A minute later, while on final approach, the airplane struck an approximately 100-foot-tall hazard beacon tower.
The hazard beacon tower was located in a residential area, about 3/4 mile from the runway threshold.
The airplane was substantially damaged at about 2010 Eastern time when it impacted a hazard beacon tower during approach.
As the airplane turned from base to final, it struck an approximately 100-foot-tall hazard beacon tower.
The funding - $388,252 - will allow the airport to replace the existing pole line, hazard beacons and towers.
You might guess why when you note the high MSA and the interesting hazard beacons to the east and southeast.
This airport actually has a separate Night Circuit Procedures plate (the night traffic pattern) that forbids night patterns north of the field and recommends the procedure only for pilots familiar with the turf and only with both hazard beacons blazing.

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