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air strip

[′er ‚strip]
(aerospace engineering)
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The island in Seychelles is leased to India for the operation of a naval base and air strip by the Indian navy.
The OV-10 Bronco, used largely as a maritime patrol support aircraft, failed to return to an air strip on the western island of Palawan Sunday night, air force spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Miguel Okol told AFP.
The three Bulgarians working for the United Nations were seized in January by armed men at an air strip in the town of Um Shalaya, in the largely lawless region of Darfur, Sudan.
The WFP said the men had been kidnapped at an air strip about 60 km southeast of Al-Geneina, the capital of West Darfur state, Jan.
The craft came down next to an air strip and brroke up upon landing, he said.
High winds at the Arctic air strip caused the delay to the runway being built, then winds in Murmansk were blowing in the wrong direction for a heavily loaded supply plane to take off.
Explosions were heard as the two sides battled around the air strip at Ras Lanouf, residents said.
Facilities: Three golf courses, marina for 200 ships, hotels and 3,000 resort, air strip.
They were snatched on their way to an air strip near Wajid, 340 kilometers (211 miles) south of the capital Mogadishu.
Eric Bentley, 62, was first on the scene when the light aircraft overturned as it landed on the grass airstrip at Morgansfield air strip, on a farm between Fishburn and Sedgefield, on Saturday afternoon.
If someone is ill in the middle of the night there are lights on the air strip so that the Irish Coastguard Helicopter can take the patient to the mainland.
Steve Worthy, district commander for Doncaster Fire Service, said: "There is speculation that the pilot was practising low-level flying at an air strip at a local farm when the accident happened.