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Words related to belly-land

land on the underside without the landing gear

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As he was getting off in Portland--I was staying on--he said he had been on a plane whose landing gear went bad and they had to belly-land on the ice.
It looks like he found some flat land and was able to belly-land without the aircraft catching fire.
The plane was then forced to belly-land, damaging its fuselage and propellers.
Small plane belly-lands at Kobe airport, no one injured