forced landing


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forced landing

An unscheduled landing caused by a malfunction in an aircraft or engine or by improper flight planning or aircraft operation. A cautionary landing is a forced landing, whereas the reverse is not the case.
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At about 1613 Alaska time, the airplane sustained substantial damage during a forced landing following complete loss of engine power.
"An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) helicopter made a forced landing in western Afghanistan yesterday," the NATO- led ISAF said in a statement.
Their plane made a forced landing on a ploughed field and flipped on to its roof.
TIGHAR researchers believe that the Electra reached Gardner Island and made a forced landing on its smooth, flat coral reef.
The Air Force has apparently received a phone call saying the aircraft made a forced landing in a rice field 50 miles south of its destination, but so far reports have been unable to confirm
At about 0830 Eastern time, the aircraft was substantially damaged during a forced landing after a partial loss of power during initial climb.
Kabul, June 21 (Xinhua-ANI): A NATO aircraft made a forced landing in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, causing no casualties, the military alliance said in a statement.
Your book, Born to Fly, provides great detail surrounding the forced landing and subsequent period of detention.
An RAF spokesman said: "It's too early to comment on what caused the forced landing. We will be carrying out a thorough investigation."
The recorded message warned them to put on life-jackets because a forced landing in the sea was imminent.
At about 1815 Central time, the airplane was substantially damaged during a forced landing. The solo commercial pilot sustained minor injuries.
Srinagar, June 22 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram's chopper made a forced landing at the Srinagar airport, just 20 minutes after it took off from Pahalgam on Wednesday.