Emirates jetliner crash lands in Dubai

Emirates Airline has just confirmed an air mishap happened today (3rd August 2016) to one of its jetliners.

The flight in question is flight EK521 travelling from Trivandrum International Airport in India to Dubai.

The incident happened when the Boeing 777 tried landing at Dubai International Airport.

There were 282 passengers and 18 crew on board.

A statement released by Emirates airline stated that “We can confirm that there are no fatalities among our passengers and crew.

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“All passengers and crew are accounted for and safe.

“We are expecting an 8-hour network wide delay.

“More information will be available on the Emirates website and social media channels.

“The main priority remains with those involved and offering support to concerned family and friends.

“Dedicated telephone lines are now active for family members,” the statement reads.

Below are tweet updates on the crash landing.