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Emirates flight crash-landing in Dubai: Here's how it happened

An Emirates Airline flight EK521 from Thiruvananthapuram carrying 282 passengers and 18 crew members on board crash-landed at the Dubai International Airport on Wednesday afternoon.


Emirates flight crash-landing in Dubai: Here's how it happened
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Dubai: An Emirates Airline flight EK521 from Thiruvananthapuram carrying 282 passengers and 18 crew members on board crash-landed at the Dubai International Airport on Wednesday afternoon.

Here is al that we know about the incident:-

 

 

-There were 300 passengers including crew on board: Emirates Airline

-The plane landed on its belly after suspected failure of the landing gear.

-The plane caught fire while landing on runway in Dubai, the airline said.

-The incident happened at Dubai International Airport at about 12.45 pm, the Emirates Airline confirmed.

-The airline said all passengers were evacuated and there were no reported injuries.

 

 

-We are extending full co-operation to authorities and emergency services managing the situation: Emirates Airline

-Our main priority now is the safety and well-being of all involved: Emirates airline

-All passengers were evacuated safely and no injuries have been reported so far: Dubai Media Office.

 

 

-All departure flights from Dubai International Airport have been delayed until further notice: Dubai Media Office.

-All Dubai flights diverted to Maktoum International Airport or Sharjah International Airport: Al Arabiya.

-Can confirm that there were 282 passengers and 18 crew on board: Emirates Airline.

-Emirates Airline will set up a help desk at the Thiruvananthapuram airport, soon: Thiruvananthapuram Airport.

-Emirates Airline sets up help desk at Trivandrum Airport, announces helpline no - 0471-3377337.

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