English version

crash landing

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Air
crash landingˌcrash ˈlanding, crash-landing noun [countable]  TTAan occasion when a pilot has to bring a plane down to the ground in a sudden and dangerous way because the plane has a problem He was forced to make a crash-landing in the desert.crash-land verb [intransitive, transitive]
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crash landingHe says that wasn't bad for a crash landing.Read in studio A glider pilot has suffered a broken leg in a crash landing at an R-A-F base.An unnecessary signal: the radios had been dead since the crash landing.
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