forced landing

noun

Definition of forced landing

: an emergency airplane landing made under some compulsion of circumstance (as engine failure, adverse weather conditions) beyond the control of the pilot

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“Forced landing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/forced%20landing. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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