belly-land belly-land

Definition(s):

  • (v) land on the underside without the landing gear

Usage(s):

  1. Three pilots were killed, two parachuted to safety, three managed to belly-land their crippled craft into open fields.
  2. Losing altitude rapidly, the pilot, Air Vice Marshal Harold John Maguire, spotted a green and empty sports field and prepared to belly-land on it.
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cynic cynic
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