Emirates jet from Thiruvananthapuram crash-lands in Dubai

An Emirates flight – EK 521 which flew from Thiruvananthapuram to Dubai has caught fire on a runway at Dubai International Airport after crash-landing which followed an emergency touch-down.

There were 275 passengers on board the flight are safe.

There has been no official confirmation regarding the cause of the accident yet. However, it was learned that the aircraft caught fire in mid air and subsequently crash landed.