loss of separation


loss of separation
   flying dangerously close to another aircraft
   Air traffic jargon:
    ... the Tristar then flew within a few miles of an Aer Lingus Boeing 747 heading for Shannon and had 'loss of separation' (flew closer than the legal safety limit) with two other planes. (Daily Telegraph, 21 August 1991)

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