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English definition of “crash-land”

crash-land

verb [I or T]     /ˈkræʃ.lænd/
to land an aircraft suddenly because of an emergency, sometimes resulting in serious damage or injuries: The jet crash-landed and burst into flames.Travelling by aircraftAviationMovement through the airAccidents involving vehicles crash-landing     /ˈkræʃ.læn.dɪŋ/ noun [C] The pilot attempted a crash-landing on the beach.AviationTravelling by aircraftMovement through the airAccidents involving vehiclesTravelling by aircraftAviationMovement through the air
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