As these dramatic images of thick black smoke billowing hundreds of feet into the air show, an Emirates Airline flight, Boeing 777, crash landed at Dubai International airport – carrying 275 people onboard
It flew from the Indian city of Trivandrum and was headed to Dubai
According to the official Twitter account of Dubai Media Office, all passengers were evacuated safely and no injuries have been reported so far.
Meanwhile, Emirates Airline, while confirming the incident involving flight EK521, tweeted, "Our main priority now is the safety and well-being of all involved."
The Boeing 'belly-landed' without landing gears and caught fire. Eye-witnesses told the Mirror that they saw huge plumes of smoke rising from the plane before it crashed down onto the runway.
The exact cause of the accident is still unclear. Emirates confirmed the incident but gave no details. Footage taken from the scene shows smoke pluming out of the aircraft.metro.co.uk