Emergency abort

Emergency abort means cessation of vehicle flight during ascent or descent in a manner that minimizes risk to public health and safety and the safety of property. Emergency abort involves failure of a vehicle, safety-critical system, or flight safety system such that contingency abort is not possible.


14 CFR § 401.5

Scoping language

For the purposes of parts 415, 417, 431, 435, 440, and 460 of this chapter, the following definitions apply:

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