He is charged with causing the deaths of pilots Lieutenant Colonel Kenneth Hyvonen, 40, and Captain Kirk Jones, 27, by telling them to descend to 4,000ft, when the safety altitude was 6,500ft.
What does SALT stand for?
SALT stands for Safety Altitude (aviation)
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- Scottish Association of Local Sports Councils (Helensburgh, Scotland, UK)
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- Southern Africa Legal Services and Legal Education Project
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- Sarawak Language Technology
- Saskatchewan Association of Library Technicians (Canada)
- Savannas in the Long Term
- Save A Life Today (emergency contact system)
- Scale, Axis, Labels, Title (school mathematics)
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- Seminars About Long-term Thinking
- Senior Agency Leadership Team
Samples in periodicals archive:
What is clear is that at some point the aircraft entered the cloud, which the pilots had been warned to expect, and that it did so well below safety altitude, at high speed and heading for high ground,' it said.
He ended up at 4200ft - 2500ft below his minimum safety altitude and just a few hundred feet above the nearest peaks.