Example sentences for: aircraft

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

  • That document reports Murad describing his idea of crashing a plane into CIA headquarters, but in this report Murad claims he was thinking of hijacking a commercial aircraft to do it, saying the idea had come up in a casual conversation with Yousef with no specific plan for its execution.

  • As I show in my book Fatal Words: Communication Clashes and Aircraft Crashes (University of Chicago Press, 1994), these examples are representative of a wide range of accidents and near misses in which language misunderstandings or omissions have played a contributing and sometimes central role.

  • For the call to the FAA, see DOD record, Senior Operations Officer log, Sept. 11, 2001 ("9:00 NMCC called FAA, briefed of explosion at WTC possibly from aircraft crash.

  • FAA memo, "Full Transcript; Aircraft Accident; UAL175; New York, NY; September 11, 2001," Jan.

  • They did this on 9/11 when the transponder signals for three of the aircraft disappeared.


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