Dubai: An Emirates flight made a crash landing at Dubai Airport. The Emirates aircraft EK521, that was flying from Thiruvananthapuram to Dubai, made a crash landing at Dubai airport. According to initial reports, 6 passengers were injured and hospitalised after Emirates aircraft made crash landing. The aircraft has reportedly caught fire while landing. The incident happened at Dubai International Airport at about 12.45 PM. ”Concerned Authorities at Dubai Airport are dealing with the incident at the moment to ensure safety of all,” said Dubai Media Office. There were 282 passengers and 18 crew on board.

There are reports that at least 6 passengers were injured but the Dubai Media Office said that all passengers were evacuated safely and no injuries have been reported so far. “Emirates can confirm that today, 3rd August 2016, flight EK521 travelling from Trivandrum International Airport in Thiruvananthapuram, India to Dubai has been involved in an accident at Dubai International Airport. There were 275 passengers and crew on board,” the Emirates said in an official statement.

According to reports, as soon as the Emirates made landing, a huge explosion was heard. The pictures sharing on social media after the accident shows a thick smoke coming from the aircraft. The entire area has been cordoned off. Fire tenders have been called on. There is official statement on casualties. All departure flights from Dubai International Airport have been delayed until further notice.

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Dubai: An Emirates flight made a crash landing at Dubai Airport. The Emirates aircraft EK521, that was flying from Thiruvananthapuram to Dubai, made a crash landing at Dubai airport. According to initial reports, 6 passengers were injured and hospitalised after Emirates aircraft made crash landing. The aircraft has reportedly...