Passenger escaped unharmed after Emirates Airlines B777 crash in Dubai


A fire has been reported from Dubai International Airport after a Boeing B777 plane operated by Emirates Airlines crash landed today at 12:45 pm local time.

EK 521 from Thiruvanthapuram, India, to Dubai crash landed in Dubai 278 passengers and crew onboard.

According to latest reports, all passengers escaped unharmed.

All flights approaching Dubai are currently diverted to nearby airports.

DXB Airport said on twitter, all flights leaving Dubai are currently delayed.

Emirates said it will update as information becomes available.

The Dubai government says a plane from India crash-landed without landing gear at DXB Airport in Dubai, United Arab Emirates ]. Passengers were evacuated from the plane.

eTN will update if necessary.