Emirates Airline flight crash-lands at Dubai airport: Government

August 3, 2016 10:35 AM

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DUBAI An Emirates Airline flight coming from India crash-landed and burst into flames on Wednesday at Dubai International Airport, but all 275 passengers and crew escaped from the burning fuselage and were evacuated to safety, authorities said.

Video purportedly of the incident showed a tower of flame bursting from the front of the aircraft, and then a thick black plume of smoke rising into the sky. Reuters was unable independently to verify the footage.

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