Emirates Flight Crash-lands at Dubai International Airport
An Emirates Boeing 777-300ER flight from Thiruvananthapuram India has crash-landed at Dubai Airport after reportedly landing without landing gears and catching fire.
In a statement, Emirates has confirm that today, 3rd August 2016, flight EK521 travelling from Trivandrum International Airport in Thiruvananthapuram, India to Dubai has been involved in an accident at Dubai International Airport. There were 275 passengers and crew on board.
The Boeing 777 aircraft, departed at 10.19am from Trivandrum International Airport and was scheduled to land at 12.50pm at Dubai International Airport.
"We are in the process of opening our customer assistance line and will share these details soon but at this stage we have no further information on what may have caused the accident. Our priority remains with the passengers and crew involved.
We are expecting a 4-hour network wide delay, more information will be available on the Emirates website and social media channels." the airline said.
Members of the media can contact the Emirates’ Press Office in Dubai on 00971 4 708 37 13 or email: PR@emirates.com.