- n. aviation A sudden landing of an aircraft, made in case of an on-board emergency or another reason requiring an immediate landing.
- n. an unscheduled airplane landing that is made under circumstances (engine failure or adverse weather) not under the pilot's control
“Only when a Zenobian scout ship had made an emergency landing on Haskin's Planet, halfway across the galaxy, did the Alliance learn the real story of this unappealing world-unappealing to human beings, but not to the lizardlike race that called it home.”
“On 16 March a B-52 made a safe emergency landing at Griffiss AFB, New York, after one of its hydraulic systems malfunctioned.”
“Since space travel was normally conducted at light speed, and the two races used entirely different frequencies for communication, there had been no direct contact between the races until one of their ships made an emergency landing on Haskin's Planet and was discovered by members of my employer's company.”
“A navy EP-3 electronic reconnaissance plane was damaged in a midair collision with a Chinese fighter plane and made an emergency landing at Lingshui Military Airport on the Chinese island of Hainan.”
“Nine Fantasy Islands, six steel-belted radials, one Aztec ceremony with obsidian swizzle stick, twelve makes-you-invincibles, and an emergency landing with a cherry.”
“During this training, trajectory engineers in Houston asked us to examine other dry lakebeds in southern New Mexico and Texas as potential emergency landing sites forColumbia.”
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