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come or bring (a plane) to a landing

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The aircraft skidded to the right momentarily after touch down but got back to the center line thereafter," Air India Express CEO Shyam Sundar was quoted as saying by TOI.
Price restored the home side's two try advantage with a touch down shortly before the half hour mark - with Garland adding the conversion once again.
Skipper Jon Wilkin, hooker Roby and winger Makinson grabbed tries with Luke Walsh converting all five touch downs.
Crusaders started the second half perfectly, with Jono Smith shrugging off a couple of tackles to touch down.
Witnesses observed the airplane touch down once, bounce and then touch down again with its left gear off the side of the runway.
Wirral had to settle for an Alistair Baker touch down and a trio of penalties, two of them via Dan Harvey and the third from Sam Broadbent.
England trailed 18-10 when Brown chased Sam Tomkins' kick through to touch down.
Captain Corey Pavin (holding the coveted Ryder Cup) and the USA team touch down with their wives and partners at Cardiff Airport yesterday
The experts said that error had already set in -- the flight path was possibly wrong and the aircraft was at a very high speed -- when the pilot overshot the touch down point at Bajpe Airport and after baulked landing, attempted to take off with throttle on idle.
Summary: The Jonas Brothers say they cannot wait to touch down in the UK.
Earlier, England had beaten South Africa comfortably in the semi final, with Tait again scoring as he ran the length of the field to touch down.
From any of these spots, you can touch down, take a short drive to the resort and have a five-iron or a fly rod in your hand within minutes.
Keeping the nose over the knees, the hurdler will touch down on the ball of the foot (very important), with the center of gravity in front of the touch-down foot (Photos 1, 4-6).
It was probably one of the most exciting moments I've had to participate in,'' said NASA employee Joe D'Agostino, who ran out of a Dryden Flight Research Center building at the last minute to watch Columbia touch down.
After a week dominated by the eligibility debacle involving their New Zealand-born players Shane Howarth and Brett Sinkinson, the 23-year-old Williams showed his speed to chase 40 metres after an Allan Bateman kick and touch down just before halftime.