An Emirates flight from Trivandrum, India to Dubai — flight EK521 crash-landed at Dubai International Airport. All passengers are reported safe and have been evacuated.
Passengers at the airport took the Twitter to post photos of the plane – as smoke filled up the sky. Emirates Airline confirmed that the incident happened at about 12.45pm local time. The firm said in a statement on Twitter:
“Emirates can confirm that an incident happened at Dubai International Airport on 3rd August 2016 at about 12.45pm local time”
No further details have yet been released by the airline. A source at the airport said that the plane may have “belly” landed, which means an aircraft touched down without its landing gear down.