belly landing


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belly landing

Landing an aircraft with wheels retracted or partially down.
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After circling the airport for about two hours to consume fuel, the craft made a belly landing, without resulting in injury to any of the 56 passengers and four crew members.
Bob was able to take the tops of the trees off and just make a kind of belly landing," Boss said.
A King Air aircraft was forced to make a belly landing at Darwin international airport, Australia after problems with its landing gear.
A single-engine aircraft was forced to make a belly landing at Sugar Land Regional Airport yesterday (16 March) due to a problem with its landing gear.
The Russian aircraft was reportedly forced to make an emergency belly landing at the Bandaranaike International Airport due to problems with its nose wheel.
A two-man light aircraft experiencing electrical trouble made a belly landing Friday morning at the Air Self-Defense Force base in Kakamigahara, Gifu Prefecture, and its pilot was slightly injured, police and airport officials said.
A small aircraft was forced to make a belly landing at Nagoya Airport, Japan, today (5 August) after a problem with the landing gear.
A two-seat light plane made a belly landing Friday at Nagasaki airport in Omura, Nagasaki Prefecture, airport officials said.
The Beechcraft Baron aircraft, carrying only the pilot, was forced to make an emergency belly landing at the airport.