Emirates flight from India crash lands in Dubai

Passengers on board Emirates Boeing 777 EK 521 had a narrow escape as the flight crash landed at the Dubai International Airport and caught fire.

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An Emirates airline flight coming from India crash-landed at Dubai International Airport on Wednesday, the Dubai government media office said on its official Twitter account, adding that there were no reported casualties yet.

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Pictures purportedly showing the incident posted on social media showed a thick black plume of smoke rising from the top of a burning plane.

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 Emirates airline tweeted that an “incident” had occurred and that it was cooperating with authorities and emergency services at the scene.

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“There were 275 passengers and crew on board. Our main priority now is the safety and well-being of all involved,” the airline tweeted.

All departure flights from the airport have been “delayed until further notice”, the Government media office said.

 

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