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My mother was killed in a plane crash, so I hate travelling in planes. Death is so unexpected. I would actually rather stay at home and not go anywhere.
Linda McCartney

Meaning of "plane crash" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PLANE CRASH

plane crash  [pleɪn kræʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PLANE CRASH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Plane crash is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PLANE CRASH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

plane crash

Aviation accidents and incidents

An aviation accident is defined by the Convention on International Civil Aviation Annex 13 as an occurrence associated with the operation of an aircraft, which takes place between the time any person boards the aircraft with the intention of flight until such time as all such persons have disembarked, where a person is fatally or seriously injured, the aircraft sustains damage or structural failure or the aircraft is missing or is completely inaccessible. The first fatal aviation accident occurred in a Wright Model A aircraft at Fort Myer, Virginia, USA, on 17 September 1908, resulting in injury to the pilot, Orville Wright and death of the passenger, Signal Corps Lieutenant Thomas Selfridge. An aviation incident is defined as an occurrence, other than an accident, associated with the operation of an aircraft that affects or could affect the safety of operations. An accident in which the damage to the aircraft is such that it must be written off, or in which the plane is destroyed is a hull loss accident.

Definition of plane crash in the English dictionary

The definition of plane crash in the dictionary is an accident in which an aircraft hits land or water and is damaged or destroyed.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PLANE CRASH


brash
bræʃ
cornbrash
ˈkɔːnˌbræʃ
crash
kræʃ
gytrash
ˈɡaɪtræʃ
midrash
ˈmɪdræʃ
overrash
ˌəʊvəˈræʃ
postcrash
ˌpəʊstˈkræʃ
precrash
priːˈkræʃ
rash
ræʃ
stonebrash
ˈstəʊnˌbræʃ
thrash
θræʃ
trash
træʃ
white-trash
waɪt træʃ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PLANE CRASH

plane
plane angle
plane chart
plane geometry
plane journey
plane polarization
plane sailing
plane spotter
plane surveying
plane table
plane ticket
plane tree
plane-table
planeload
planeness
planer
planeside
planet
planet Earth
planet gear

WORDS THAT END LIKE PLANE CRASH

air crash
barber´s rash
car crash
concertina crash
diaper rash
disk crash
gate-crash
heat rash
multiple crash
napkin rash
nappy rash
nettle rash
pash rash
road rash
trailer trash
train crash
water brash
white trash

Synonyms and antonyms of plane crash in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «plane crash» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PLANE CRASH

Find out the translation of plane crash to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of plane crash from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «plane crash» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

飞机坠毁
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

accidente aéreo
570 millions of speakers

English

plane crash
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विमान दुर्घटना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تحطم طائرة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

авиакатастрофа
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

acidente de avião
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিমান দুর্ঘটনা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

accident d´avion
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

nahas kapal terbang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Flugzeugabsturz
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

飛行機事故
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

비행기 추락
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kacilakan pesawat
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tai nạn máy bay
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

விமான விபத்து
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विमान अपघात
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

uçak kazası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

incidente aereo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

katastrofa lotnicza
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

авіакатастрофа
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

accident de avion
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αεροπορικό δυστύχημα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vliegongeluk
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

flygkrasch
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

flyulykke
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of plane crash

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PLANE CRASH»

The term «plane crash» is quite widely used and occupies the 32.741 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PLANE CRASH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about plane crash

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7 QUOTES WITH «PLANE CRASH»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word plane crash.
1
Travis Barker
My biggest fear ever is to be involved in a plane crash, so when that happened... well, I'm just thankful to be alive. I'm just grateful to be here at all.
2
Godfried Danneels
The word survivor suggests someone who has emerged alive from a plane crash or a natural disaster. But the word can also refer to the loved ones of murder victims, and this was the sense in which it was used at a four-day conference in early June at Boston College.
3
Robert Englund
Death by plane crash scares me. I travel a lot, and when you hit turbulence, and post 9/11, that's in the back of my mind a bit.
4
Werner Herzog
Sometimes bad luck hits you like in an ancient Greek tragedy, and it's not your own making. When you have a plane crash, it's not your fault.
5
Steven Johnson
We are strangely biased, as individuals and media institutions, to focus on big sudden changes, whether good or bad - amazing breakthroughs, such as a new gadget that gets released, or catastrophic failures, like a plane crash.
6
Linda McCartney
My mother was killed in a plane crash, so I hate travelling in planes. Death is so unexpected. I would actually rather stay at home and not go anywhere.
7
Eddie Murphy
If I don't die in a plane crash or something, this country has a rare opportunity to watch a great talent grow.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PLANE CRASH»

Discover the use of plane crash in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to plane crash and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Plane Crash: True Stories of Survival
Describes how various people survived not only plane crashes, but being lost in the wilderness for many days before being rescued.
Frank Spalding, 2006
2
Pilot Error: The Anatomy of a Plane Crash
Examines and re-creates the fateful events of an expert pilot's crash off Cape Cod
Phaedra Hise, 2002
3
Flight to Heaven: A Plane Crash...A Lone Survivor...A ...
For forty years he kept the story to himself at the urging of his grandfather to "live" his experience rather than talk about it.
Capt. Dale Black, Ken Gire, 2010
4
Into the Abyss
Only four men survived the plane crash: The pilot, A politician, A cop .
Carol Shaben, 2012
5
Anatomy of a Plane Crash
"Describes the parts of an airplane, circumstances that can cause an airplane to crash, and safety features"--Provided by publisher.
Amie Jane Leavitt, 2010
6
Why Planes Crash: An Accident Investigator Fights for Safe Skies
The past and future of airline safety—a memoir of successes, crashes, and near-misses—by a former pilot and FAA inspector.
David Soucie, Ozzie Cheek, 2011
7
Final Flight: The Mystery of a WW II Plane Crash and the ...
The "Frozen Airman" discovery created a media storm and a mystery that drew author Peter Stekel to investigate.
Peter Stekel, 2013
8
Hearts of Courage: The Gillam Plane Crash and the Amazing ...
The true story of the Gillam plane crash and the amazing 29 day survival in the frozen wilderness of Alaska.
John M. Tippets, 2008
9
Hatchet: 20th Anniversary Edition
Headed for Canada to visit his father for the first time since his parents' divorce, thirteen-year-old Brian is the sole survivor of a plane crash, with only the clothes he has on and a hatchet to help him live in the wilderness.
Gary Paulsen, 2007
10
My Plane Truth: A Soul Satisfying Crash Course to ...
This true story is of my spiritual transformation that took me from having the illusion that all my material accomplishments was all there was for a fulfilling life: to knowing that life was and had already been planned for me, by me well ...
Jill Douglas, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PLANE CRASH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term plane crash is used in the context of the following news items.
1
2 dead in Kenosha County plane crash
WE WILL ALSO SEND OUT A BREAKING NEWS ALERT THE MOMENT ANOTHER SIGHTING IS REPORTED. A DEADLY PLANE CRASH ON ... «WISN Milwaukee, Jul 15»
2
FAA Investigates Deadly Plane Crash In Riverside
RIVERSIDE (CBSLA.com) — The Federal Aviation Administration investigated a single-engine plane crash on Monday that killed a pilot in a ... «CBS Local, Jul 15»
3
Queensland plane crash pilot hailed a hero for saving all five …
A Queensland Ambulance spokesman said the plane was barely visible when crews arrived at the scene near Proserpine on Sunday. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
4
North Queensland plane crash probe begins at Lakeside Airfield
North Queensland plane crash probe begins at Lakeside Airfield. Date: July 27, 2015 - 1: ... The scene of a plane crash south of Airlie Beach. «Brisbane Times, Jul 15»
5
3 Dead, 5 Injured After Tokyo Plane Crash Sets Neighborhood on …
Three people are dead and five more are injured after a small plane crashed into a Tokyo suburb in Japan on Sunday, setting houses aflame, ... «People Magazine, Jul 15»
6
Fort Worth man dies in single-engine plane crash near TX border
Fort Worth man dies in single-engine plane crash near TX border ... Fort Worth man dies in single-engine plane crash near TX border The FAA ... «WFAA, Jul 15»
7
Man dead, woman injured in Bryan Co. plane crash
That's when Montgomery said he called 9-1-1 after he saw 64-year-old Vicki and Charles Fehr's plane crash along Winnett road near Colbert ... «KXII-TV, Jul 15»
8
Waterford plane crash investigation 'to take at least a month'
The Air Accident investigation into the death of pilot Howard Cox, who died in a crash in Waterford this weekend, is expected to take at least ... «Irish Examiner, Jul 15»
9
Two Kentucky men killed in Wisconsin plane crash
LOUISVILLE, Ky (WDRB) -- A plane crash in Wisconsin has taken the lives of two men reportedly from the Louisville area. Investigators are ... «WDRB, Jul 15»
10
Fatal Plane Crash Leaves One Dead and Another Critically Injured
Scared and shaken, she told him about the plane crash she had just witnessed right in front of their yard located off of Winnett Rd in Colbert ... «KTEN, Jul 15»

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