crash landing


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crash landing

n.
An emergency landing by an aircraft or spacecraft.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crash landing - an emergency landing under circumstances where a normal landing is impossible (usually damaging the aircraft)crash landing - an emergency landing under circumstances where a normal landing is impossible (usually damaging the aircraft)
emergency landing, forced landing - an unscheduled airplane landing that is made under circumstances (engine failure or adverse weather) not under the pilot's control
aircraft - a vehicle that can fly
Translations

crash landing

natterraggio forzato, atterraggio di fortuna
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In 2016, Egypt temporarily halted balloon flights after 22 Chinese tourists suffered minor injuries in a crash landing of their hot air balloon.
Bahrain's Transportation and Telecommunications Ministry called the crash landing a "minor incident" in a statement and said flights resumed at the airport several hours later.
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The helicopter reportedly flew from Peshawar to Uzbekistan's city of Bukhara when the crash landing occurred on Thursday.
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The dead were killed when a Pakistani army helicopter carrying them made a crash landing in the country's north.
TOKYO (CyHAN)- A helicopter belonging to Japan's Ground Self-Defense Forces (GSDF) on Monday made a crash landing in rice field in Sendai in northeast Japan without any injuries, according to local media.
A spokesman for the force said: "Emergency services attended where a pilot had made an emergency crash landing on his private airstrip.