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What does SALT stand for?

SALT stands for Safety Altitude (aviation)

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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 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.