An Emirates plane crashed as it landed at Dubai International Airport. Fortunately, all 300 people on board survived the crash landing, thanks to the fast reaction from the crew and rescue teams at Dubai airport.
The Boeing 777-300 was flying in from Kerala, India when it skidded across the runway, causing huge plumes of black smoke to billow from the front of the plane. Mobile phone footage captured at the scene by witnesses shows the events unfolding.
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Flight EK521 was carrying 282 passengers and 18 crew, according to the Dubai Media Office. The accident happened around 12:45 p.m. local time as it was arriving from the southern Indian city of Thiruvananthapuram.