crash-land


crash–land

verb \ˈkrash-ˈland\

: to land (an airplane, helicopter, etc.) in an unusual way because of an emergency

Full Definition of CRASH-LAND

transitive verb
:  to land (an airplane or spacecraft) under emergency conditions usually with damage to the craft
intransitive verb
:  to crash-land an airplane or spacecraft
crash landing noun

First Known Use of CRASH-LAND

1941

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