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An Emirates flight from Thiruvananthapuram crash lands in Dubai

An Emirates flight from Thiruvananthapuram to Dubai crash landed in Dubai on Wednesday with authorities saying the 275 passengers on board had been evacuated safely and no injuries reported.

“Concerned Authorities at #Dubai International Airport are dealing with the incident at the moment to ensure safety of all. All passengers were evacuated safely and no injuries have been reported so far,” the Dubai media office tweeted about the incident involving flight EK521.

Emirates confirmed that flight EK521 from Thiruvananthapuram to Dubai has been involved in an accident at Dubai international airport. There were 275 passengers on board.

“Emirates can confirm that an incident happened at Dubai International Airport today at about 12.45 pm local time,” the airline spokesperson said.

“Emirates flight EK521 which had an accident upon landing at Dubai International Airport was coming from Thiruvananthapuram India 275 people on board,” said official twitter handle of the Government of Dubai Media Office.

The area has been cordoned off. Photos showed plumes of black smoke rising into the air from the plane.


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