Emirates airliner with 300 onboard crash lands in Dubai

August 3, 2016 10:47 AM

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An Emirates flight from India with 300 people on board crash-landed at Dubai's main airport on Wednesday, sending black smoke billowing into the air and halting all traffic at the Middle East's busiest airport. Dubai authorities said all passengers were evacuated safely.

Dubai-based Emirates said the accident happened as Flight EK521 was arriving from the southern Indian city of Thiruvananthapuram. The airline gave no details on the fate of those onboard.

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