Dubai, Aug 3, 2016 :Emirates Flight EK521 arriving from India to Dubai with around 300 people on board, crash while landing at Dubai International airport

Plane departed at 10.19 from Trivandrum International Airport and was scheduled to land at 12.50 at Dubai International airport.

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Dubai Media office on twitter said that Emirates can confirm that an incident happened at Dubai International Airport today about 12.45 pm local time.

All passengers were evacuated safely and no injuries have been reported so far said Dubai Media Office via twitter.

The nationalities of passengers and crew on board are:
226 – India
24 – UK
11 – UAE
6 – US
6 – Saudi Arabia
5 – Turkey
4 – Ireland
2 – Australia
2 – Brazil
2 – Germany
2 – Malaysia
2 – Thailand
1 – Croatia
1 – Egypt
1 – Bosnia & Herzegovina
1 – Lebanon
1 – Philippines
1 – South Africa
1 – Switzerland
1 – Tunisia

Emirates on social media shared, The main priority remains with those involved and offering support to concerned family and friends. Dedicated telephone lines are now active for family members:
UAE – 8002111
UK – 00442034508853
US – 0018113502081

For members of the media, the Emirates’ Press Office in Dubai is now activated:
• 00971 4 708 37 13

Or email: PR@emirates.com.

 

 

 

 

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