Miraculous escape for passengers as Emirates flight EK521 crash lands at Dubai Airport

| Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 08:05
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New Delhi: An Emirates aircraft A6-EMV 777-300 bound for Dubai from Thiruvananthapuram made an emergency crash landing at the Dubai International Airport on 3rd August 2016 around 12.45 PM, confirmed the Emirates Airline.

Emirates EK521, a boeing 777-300, caught fire after it crash landed at the Dubai International Airport. Black smoke was seen billowing from the plane. The captain of the flight sent out the emergency signal shortly before the plane crash landed at the airport runway of DXB. 

It is believed that the flight avoided a mid-air collision. It was a narrow escape for the 282 passengers and the crew onboard. As per reports no passengers or crew were injured in the incident. 





Recounting the incident one of the passengers, NewsX spoke to a passenger who said, "I was travelling with my wife and three children. My daughter said that something was wrong with the wing of the flight and noticed fire. The flight landed and moved to the front. We all escaped. They made us get down one after the other with our hand baggage and boarding pass. Nothing happened to any of us. All of us are safe."

Dubai Media Office has reported that all departure flights from Dubai airport have been delayed until further notice. 

There were 282 people, the passengers and the crew, onboard the aircraft during the time of the crash at the Dubai International Airport. 

According to the Dubai Media Office, all the passengers have been evacuated and safely rescued. 



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There was no mid air

There was no mid air collision at all. Don't post lies.

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