fly into (someone or something)

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fly into (someone or something)

To collide with someone or something while moving through the air. A miscommunication with air traffic control led to those two planes flying into each other. I didn't see him throw the Frisbee, and it flew straight into me.
See also: fly
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

fly into something

 
1. . and fly in to go to something or some place by air; to arrive by air. When are you going to fly into the airport? We will fly into Detroit tomorrow.
2. to crash into something while flying. Birds sometimes fly into tall buildings.
3. to pass into something, such as fog, clouds, wind, etc., while flying. We flew into some clouds, but the flight was not rough. The plane flew into some fog as it was landing.
See also: fly
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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