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16 May 2019 | 07:22 PM UTC

UAE: Small plane crash briefly suspends flight operations at DXB May 16

United Arab Emirates News Alert

Small plane crash briefly suspends flight operations at Dubai International Airport (DXB) May 16; flight operations have resumed, with residual delays possible over the coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/16/2019, 12:00 AM until 5/17/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Dubai). COUNTRY/REGION Dubai International Airport

Event

A small non-commercial plane crashed near Dubai International Airport (DXB) on Thursday evening (local time), May 16, leaving all four people aboard the plane dead and prompting authorities at DXB to suspend flight operations and divert arriving flights away from the airport from 19:36 (local time) to 20:22. Though flight operations have since resumed, residual flight delays are possible at DXB over the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals flying via DXB are advised to monitor developments to the situation and prepare for residual flight delays.

 

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