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Posted By: Nigel Parsons
06-Aug-19 - 04:17 PM
Thread Name: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Subject: RE: BS: Language Pet Peeves
Plane crashing after landing could be with a tree, or a building.
Similarly plane crashing before landing could be with a flock of birds, a drone, or another plane.

But these are exceptions, and rarely what is meant by someone trying to avoid saying either "the plane crashed" or "the plane crash-landed".