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hard landing

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1. The landing by impact of a spacecraft unequipped with or not using devices such as retrorockets to slow it down.
2. Economics An uncontrolled, usually sudden transition from rapid growth into economic contraction or stagnation.

hard landing

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1. (Astronautics) a landing by a rocket or spacecraft in which the vehicle is destroyed on impact
2. a sharp fall into recession following a sustained period of economic growth
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Anthony Watson also showed he is an option at full-back after Mike Brown was substituted following a heavy landing on his head in the first half.
Conte confirmed goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois had suffered no ill-effects from a heavy landing on his neck during the second half and will be fit to face his former club Atletico.
This marks a welcome return to the skies of the world's largest aircraft and draws a line under the heavy landing it experienced last August.
Peru's Alexis Hernandez recovered from a 40-minute time penalty, road book scrolling issues and a heavy landing in a hole on Friday to clinch the runner-up spot from Dutch rider and former CEO of Booking.
However, the second flight, on August 24, was marred by a heavy landing when the Airlander returned to Cardington.
This was only resolved on the 10th stage where Geoff Jones suffered a heavy landing and lost time, handing the lead and overall win to Machynlleth's Jones and James.
Fortunately that area is clear of any major obstructions but was still a heavy landing for Bebee who suffered breaks to his shoulder, leg and hand as well as knee ligament damage - the one consolation being that the outcome could easily have been worse in an accident of that nature,.
At the same time, an official statement said the Airlander 10 experienced a heavy landing that resulted in a damage on the front of the flight deck.
com/news-and-media/news/airlander-media-statement-24th-august-2016) statement , Hybrid Air Vehicles - the British company behind the 25 million pound ($33 million) airship - said "the Airlander experienced a heavy landing and the front of the flight deck has sustained some damage which is currently being assessed.
However, it experienced a heavy landing and the front of the flight deck has sustained some damage which is currently being assessed.
We also gifted two Australian heavy landing craft to the Philippines Navy last year.
Exiting the event the same day had been more painful for Al Kendi, who was co-driving for the UAE's Yahya Al Helei, fastest on the first leg, and had to be evacuated by helicopter to hospital with back injuries after their Nissan Pick-Up made a heavy landing.