An Emirates flight from India that crash-landed at Dubai Airport this afternoon was carrying two crew members from the former Yugoslavia, the airline has confirmed. All 275 passengers and crew on board the Boeing 777 aircraft were evacuated safely and no injuries were reported. One of the crew members was Croatian, while another Bosnian. All departures from Dubai Airport have been delayed until further notice, the Dubai authorities said, adding that the emergency services were dealing with the situation. Images posted online show thick black smoke coming from the plane. following an explosion which occurred after the aircraft landed with its landing gear retracted. The flight was arriving from Trivandrum in India.
[Video] Black smoke filling quickly the cabin after the slides were deployed & all were evacuated #EK521 via @rsddar pic.twitter.com/VDpZTtr9xV— Flight-Report ✈ (@flight_report) August 3, 2016