go-around


go-around
   an aborted aircraft landing
   A pilot only aborts a landing when he is uncertain that he can land safely, the decision being often reached on the final approach due to obstruction on the runway, bad weather, or some other danger:
    An average of 10 go-arounds are necessary at Heathrow every week. (Daily Telegraph, 16 Octpber 1998)

How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms. . 2014.

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