Definition of 'emergency landing'
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A HOT air balloon made an emergency landing in the middle of a road. The Sun (2016)The plane involved was reported to have made a successful emergency landing earlier this year. The Sun (2010)The jet had to make an emergency landing on one engine. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Both were handcuffed and the jet made an emergency landing. The Sun (2007)Passengers were told the jet would make an emergency landing in Rome. The Sun (2014)It was forced to make an emergency landing in Singapore. Times, Sunday Times (2011)None was wearing a life jacket, suggesting that there was not time to prepare for an emergency landing. Times, Sunday Times (2006)TWO men yesterday denied making a threat to blow up a passenger jet that made an emergency landing at Stansted. The Sun (2013)He was back in the news in 2000 when forced to make an emergency landing in his plane in Arizona. The Sun (2008)The plane made an emergency landing in Chicago, while the watching world shook their heads at this new low for humanity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A Japanese businessman was killed but the aircraft made an emergency landing and the other 272 passengers survived. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A flight to Edinburgh had to make an emergency landing at Gatwick after a drunk passenger attacked cabin crew with her prosthetic leg. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'emergency landing'
British English: emergency landing /ɪˈmɜːdʒensɪ ˈlændɪŋ/ NOUN
An emergency landing is an occasion when a plane is forced to land, for example, because of a technical problem or bad weather.
- American English: emergency landing
- Arabic: هُبُوطٌ اِضْطِرَارِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: pouso de emergência
- Chinese: 紧急降落
- Croatian: prinudno slijetanje
- Czech: nouzové přistání
- Danish: nødlanding
- Dutch: noodlanding
- European Spanish: aterrizaje de emergencia
- Finnish: hätälasku
- French: atterrissage d’urgence
- German: Notlandung
- Greek: αναγκαστική προσγείωση
- Italian: atterraggio d’emergenza
- Japanese: 緊急着陸
- Korean: 비상 착륙
- Norwegian: nødlanding
- Polish: lądowanie awaryjne
- European Portuguese: aterragem de emergência
- Romanian: aterizare de urgență
- Russian: аварийная посадка
- Spanish: aterrizaje de emergencia
- Swedish: nödlandning
- Thai: การจอดลงอย่างฉุกเฉินของเครื่องบิน
- Turkish: acil iniş
- Ukrainian: аварійна посадка
- Vietnamese: hạ cánh khẩn cấp
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