Emirates Flight Crash Lands on Dubai Runway

By Juliet Van Wagenen | August 3, 2016
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Emirates Boeing 777
Emirates Boeing 777. Photo: Emirates

[Avionics Today 08-03-2016] An Emirates Boeing 777 crash landed at Dubai International Airport on Aug. 3. According to a statement by Emirates, flight EK521 was travelling from Trivandrum International Airport in Thiruvananthapuram, India to Dubai carrying 282 passengers and 18 crewmembers when the aircraft was involved in an “operational incident upon landing” at Dubai International Airport. The airline has confirmed that there are no fatalities among passengers and crew.

Emirates has cancelled several flights scheduled for Aug. 3 and, according to its last statement, is expecting an eight-hour network-wide delay. The airline has not yet reported a reason for the crash.

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