mountainous area

mountainous area

An area of defined lateral dimensions above which special rules concerning minimum en route altitudes apply.
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Intensive search operations led to his body in a mountainous area north of Esbatar village in Al-Shamly.
Ras Al Khaimah The Air Wing Section of the RAK Police on Thursday rescued an Emirati national after he lost consciousness due to heat exhaustion at the mountainous area of Ghalila Valley in Ras Al Khaimah.
State news agency APS reported that the Antonov An-12 plane went down in a mountainous area south of the Tamanrasset airport after making a stopover for unspecified technical reasons.
The US Geological Survey said the quake had struck about 11km north-west of Wenping in Yunnan province at a depth of about 10km in a remote mountainous area there at 16:30 local time (08:30 GMT).
Sheikh Nasser Al-Malish, the deputy governor of Shabwa, said the suspected drone strike targeted alleged AQAP militants and it caused no civilian casualties because the strike happened in an unpopulated mountainous area.
Summary: The Lebanese Army Special Forces, or Maghaweer, are preparing for their annual race from Laqlouq in the mountainous area of Jbeil to the Cedars forest in Bsharri.
Home Secretary Balochistan, Akbar Hussain Durrani informed the delegation that different teams had been formed and dispatched in the mountainous area to trace the abducted women.
Its emergency locator started transmitting in a mountainous area about 280 miles north of the pole.
A strong earthquake jolted China's far-western frontier early on Saturday, shaking buildings and cutting off electricity in the remote mountainous area and injuring at least 17 people.
A powerful earthquake has struck a mountainous area near a southern Iranian city, but there have been no reports of casualties or damages, Iranian state TV says.
A student pilot was killed and her instructor seriously injured after their two-seater aircraft crashed near a mountainous area in Malaysia's southern Johor state on Tuesday.
Summary: Three British nationals are feared dead after a passenger plane crashed in a mountainous area of northern Afghanistan.