belly landing

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bel·ly-land

(bĕl′ē-lănd′)
intr.v. bel·ly-land·ed, bel·ly-land·ing, bel·ly-lands
To land an aircraft on its underside without aid of landing gear.

belly landing n.

belly landing

n
(Aeronautics) the landing of an aircraft on its fuselage without use of its landing gear
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There have been seven cases of belly landings involving DHC-8 series aircraft, which did not include any of the DHC-8 Q400 type, since the 1980s without their front landing gear deployed, Young added, though saying the causes of these accidents were unrelated to the latest case.