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ground crew

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  1. ground personnel responsible for the maintenance and repair of aircraft.
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Origin of ground crew

First recorded in 1930–35
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Historical Examples

  • At last the port clanged shut and the ground-crew tromped away.

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    C. H. Thames

  • They were interrupted by the ground-crew chief who reported the decoy ship ready to blast off.