forced landing


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Synonyms for forced landing

an unscheduled airplane landing that is made under circumstances (engine failure or adverse weather) not under the pilot's control

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The pilot initiated a left turn to enter the pattern, but he had to make a forced landing in an open field.
Minutes before the forced landing, the young pilot sent a May Day message.
A BRITISH Airways plane made a forced landing at Budapest airport yesterday after developing problems in one of its engines.
A DOHA-BOUND Qatar Airways flight made a forced landing in Cairo today after a Kuwaiti man tried to make the pilot fly to Geneva, the airline's spokeswoman said.
As luck would have it the pilot has managed to carry out a forced landing at the base - but it only takes one plane.
The aircraft, travelling to Nagoya from Yao Airport in Osaka Prefecture, made a forced landing at the airport after its landing gear failed.
The plane, belonging to the Kadena Aeroclub, made a forced landing at around 4:30 p.
2 -- color) The pilot sits in the downed Cessna 402's hatchway Wednesday as investigators ask about the circumstances of his forced landing.
The first grounding took place August 24, 2001 after the forced landing of two CHP planes when their engines suddenly died during flight and a third plane had metal shavings in the crankshaft.
At about 1815 Central time, the airplane was substantially damaged during a forced landing.
A French mirage fighter jet made a forced landing at Paphos airport on Sunday after reporting technical problems.
I am seeking the exact date when Jim made a forced landing in a Miles Messenger sometime in the 1960s at Brough Airfield, Hull.
The forced landing of Iranian planes by Iraq is an unfriendly move and against the neighborly relations and we have objected to our friends in Iraq in this regard," Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Araqchi said in his weekly press conference in Tehran on Tuesday.
4 (Xinhua-ANI): A NATO helicopter made a forced landing in western Afghanistan on Friday, the military alliance confirmed Saturday.
With the cause of the forced landing under investigation, initial reports showed there was no insurgent activity in the area at the time, the statement added.