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  • noun aviation an incident where two aircraft almost collide

Etymologies

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Air +‎ miss.

Examples

  • In a letter dated April 1996, an unidentified MoD official said: "With regards to the airmiss reported by the British Airways pilots approaching Manchester Airport on January 6 1995, I can confirm that as a matter of routine the MoD was notified about the pilots 'report by the Civil Aviation Authority shortly after the incident occurred.

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