airlift

All Noun Verb
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  • Two other people in the car were alive and airlifted to nearby hospitals.
  • Conducted air and ground training activities, airlifting personnel and cargo in support of active duty forces worldwide.
  • He was airlifted off the mountain and was then taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital.
  • The American government was involved in the organization of the airlift.
  • It was the next day before they were safely airlifted out.
  • The museum is dedicated to military airlift and air refueling aircraft and the people who maintain them.
  • People took shelter inside the temple for several hours, until Indian army airlifted them to safer places.
  • The Allied powers immediately began an airlift into the city, but it soon became apparent that they needed more aircraft.
  • They also served as the main airlift during the Korean War.
  • Thousands of children were airlifted from Vietnam and adopted by families around the world.
  • Also providing training for the Presidential Airlift Group for a five year fixed price contract.
  • The world's first long-range combat airlift took place in July 1936.
  • In the late 1930s, armies were looking for a way to airlift heavy military units.
  • It was the primary source of crews and aircraft for airlift within Canada.
  • He was airlifted back to the UK, but died in hospital of his burns six days after the accident.
  • Without Portugal's assistance, the airlift might not even have been possible.
  • One hiker, a high school senior, fell to her death, and the other was airlifted for treatment.
  • These airmen returned in August after providing airlift support throughout the theater.
  • Detachment 1 provided airlift support for large military teams as well as small command groups.
  • Depending on the situation, airlifted supplies can be delivered by a variety of means.
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Synonyms of airlift

Meaning of airlift

  • noun Transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)
  • verb Fly people or goods to or from places not accessible by other means
    Food is airlifted into Bosnia