crashland

crash-land

[krash-land]
verb (used with object)
1.
to land (an aircraft), under circumstances in which a normal landing is impossible, in such a way that damage to the aircraft is unavoidable.
verb (used without object)
2.
to crash-land an aircraft.

Origin:
1940–45; crash1 + land

crash-landing, noun
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crash-land
 
vb
to land (an aircraft) in an emergency causing damage or (of an aircraft) to land in this way
 
'crash-landing
 
n

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