An Emirates flight from Trivandrum, India to Dubai â€” flightÂ 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 â€“ 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:
â€œEmirates can confirm that an incident happened at Dubai International Airport on 3rd August 2016 at about 12.45pm local timeâ€
No further details have yet been released by the airline. A source at the airport said that the plane may have â€œbellyâ€ landed, which means an aircraft touched down without its landing gear down.