fly into (someone or something)

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fly into (someone or something)

1. To have someone or something travel to one via airplane. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "fly" and "into." The hospital is flying the organ transport team into Dallas from Phoenix.
2. To travel into a weather-related condition while flying. There was a lot of turbulence because we flew into a storm.
3. To collide with someone or something while flying. A miscommunication with air traffic control led to those two planes flying into each other.
See also: fly

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
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Trying to fly into US: Transport Minister Abbas Akhoundi (photo) says Iran is negotiating with the United States to allow Iran Air flights into the United States.
This visit, which will address Australia's compliance with International Civil Aviation Organization standards and recommended practices, comprises part of the US' routine international audit programme of all countries whose airlines fly into US airspace.
SEPTEMBER 11 2001: Planes fly into US landmarks, killing 2,976.