overshoot

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Synonyms for overshoot

an approach that fails and gives way to another attempt

shoot beyond or over (a target)

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On August 22, an Air India flight carrying over 100 passengers from Riyadh aborted landing just about 350 feet from touchdown after the pilot spotted a Jet Airways plane waiting to take off from the airstrip.
Two years ago the 40-yearold was flying from the UK to Australia during filming for The X Factor when her plane aborted landing.
He then quickly dived downwards to resume the aborted landing.
A missed approach means an aborted landing approach.
Local media reported that the pilot aborted landing at the Jumla airport and slammed the Canadian-made Twin Otter aircraft into the mountainside.
Fog caused two aborted landing attempts for an Air New Zealand aircraft carrying Britain's Prince William in New Zealand.
The plane was called to another job during the aborted landing, but when it returned, the defendant again shone his beam into the cockpit of Captain Glen Keating.
The plane, which was carrying police officers, was called out to another job during the aborted landing, but when it returned, the defendant again shone his beam into the eyes of Captain Glen Keating.
April 26, 1994: A China Airlines A300-600R Airbus explodes and burns during an aborted landing in Nagoya, Japan; 262 killed.