Loss of separation

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Term loss of separation
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Mandatory for


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Broader term


Narrower term

level bust

wake vortex turbulence

airspace infringement

controlled flight into terrain

Abbreviation

LOS

Definition

A defined loss of separation between airborne aircraft occurs whenever specified separation minima in Controlled Airspace are breached. Minimum separation standards for airspace are specified by ATS authorities, based on ICAO standards.

Definition Source

SKYBRARY (2013} [1]

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