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    Question fly to where they would land

    When astronauts return to the earth's atmosphere, helicopters fly to where they would land.

    Is the sentence right in terms of grammar? Can the clause headed with "where" be used as an object one after "to"? And if it can, could you give me more examples? Thanks!

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    #2
    "When astronauts return to the earth's atmosphere, helicopters fly to where they are expected to land."

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    I agree with Bhai's correction. For your main question, yes, "where" can introduce a noun clause that functions as the object of a prepostion.

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    #4
    The use of the 'to where' in the original sentence is fine. 'Where' can have the meaning 'the place at/in which'.

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