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Meaning of belly-land

bel•ly-land

Pronunciation: (bel'ē-land"), [key]
— Aeron. Aeron.
—v.t.
  1. (of an aviator) to land (an aircraft) directly on the fuselage, as because of defective landing gear.
—v.i.
  1. (of an aircraft) to land directly on the fuselage, without using the landing gear.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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