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ground crew

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Air
ground crewˈground crew noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TTAthe group of people who work at an airport looking after the aircraft syn ground staff British English
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ground crewGraf von Kageneck is helped into his parachute harness by his ground crew on a Sicilian airfield in May 1941.As he was saying that, I looked out the window and saw the ground crew taking the luggage off the plane.The ground crew can now work to refuel, clean the squashed bugs off the bubble and put the aircraft to bed.The ground crew got Patterson out in a tearing rush.
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