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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"The aircraft was returning to Aberdeen from the Sedco 714 drilling rig, with 19 passengers and two crew aboard, when it made the precautionary landing aboard the Safe Caledonia, approximately 240km east of Aberdeen.
A Navy helicopter engaged in the search and retrieval operations had to make a precautionary landing due to poor lighting conditions that made operating in the night hazardous.
KABUL (PAN): An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) helicopter made a precautionary landing in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, the NATO-led force said.
Jolly 12 flew at an airspeed and altitude to ensure the ability to auto rotate to a safe precautionary landing if required.
Yesterday, a Super Puma EC225, the same model as the one that ditched in the North Sea six weeks ago, was forced to make a "precautionary landing".
Enrichening the mixture, reducing the power, and even a precautionary landing may be in order.
The aircraft, carrying a crew of 12, made the precautionary landing after being struck at about 12.30pm.
Flight Lt Cook had been forced to make a precautionary landing in the Mark 2 before the accident, he said.
A Delta Air Lines MD-11 aircraft made a precautionary landing at an old military runway near Cold Bay on 23 March.
Summary: Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Feb 5 (ANI): Indian ArmyaACAOs Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)-built Rudra chopper made a precautionary landing near Bengaluru on Tuesday.
Pilot made a precautionary landing due to a rough-running engine.
"It transpires that an RAF training helicopter from RAF Valley safely completed a precautionary landing in Snowdonia this afternoon following a technical issue.