from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An emergency landing by an aircraft or spacecraft.
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- n. The landing of an aircraft or spacecraft in an emergency, either in an inappropriate place or under dangerous circumstances
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- n. an emergency landing under circumstances where a normal landing is impossible (usually damaging the aircraft)
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