Flight with 275 passengers involved in accident at Dubai airport
03 August 2016, 14:39
Dubai, United Arab Emirates — The Mideast's biggest airline, Emirates, is confirming that a flight from India with 275 passengers on board was involved in an accident at Dubai's main airport.
It gave no details on the fate of those onboard Flight EK521 from the southern Indian city of Thiruvananthapuram on Wednesday.
Video posted online shows black smoke billowing from what looked like an Emirates jetliner lying on its belly on the runway.
Dubai-based Emirates says its "main priority now is the safety and well-being of all involved."