Example sentences for: airborne

How can you use “airborne” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Their results suggested that working adults were responsible for introducing 32% of the colds their families contracted [ 5 6 7 ] . More recently, a study of Finnish office workers suggested that workers who share offices are at increased risk of colds, although this study failed to conclude if the infections were transmitted as airborne infections or were transmitted by either large droplets or direct contact [ 8 ] .

  • United's first decisive action to notify its airborne aircraft to take defensive action did not come until 9:19, when a United flight dispatcher, Ed Ballinger, took the initiative to begin transmitting warnings to his 16 transcontinental flights: "Beware any cockpit intrusion- Two a/c [aircraft] hit World Trade Center."

  • Airplanes stayed airborne and ATMs dispensed cash as usual.

  • Tragically, a truck driver was killed when the airborne heifer smashed through the windshield of his vehicle and struck him in the head.

  • A minute later, the deputy director stated that it had just been confirmed that American 11 was still airborne and heading toward D.C.


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