Flight EK 521 from Kerala Crash Lands In Dubai, all 275 Passengers Safe


DUBAI:  An Emirates airline flight which was going from Thiruvananthapuram to Dubai got crash while landing at Dubai airport on Wednesday.

One of the wing of flight caught fire at the time of landing.  No casualties have been reported. All 275 passengers of flight EK 521 were evacuated safely before the fire spread, said officials.

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The photo of the incident has got viral on the social media.

EK 521 flight landed at 12.45 pm local time “after an incident”, said Emirates in a statement.

“We saw big flames, then the body hit the runway and the right landing gear collapsed, followed by the right engine coming off. Then it skidded for a while until it stopped,” the pilot said.

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Other flights of Dubai have been delayed while flights which was heading for Dubai have been diverted to Sharjah.