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Aviation Herald: Accident: Emirates B773 at Dubai on Aug 3rd 2016, touched down during go-around without gear. Emirates Boeing 777-300 registration A6-EMW. – Scenes inside cabin during evacuation

4. August 2016 Leave a comment

An Emirates Airlines Boeing 777-300, registration A6-EMW performing flight EK-521 from Thiruvananthapuram (India) to Dubai (United Arab Emirates) with 282 passengers and 18 crew, was on final approach to Dubai’s runway 12L at 12:41L (08:41Z) but attempted to go around from low height. The aircraft however did not climb, but after retracting the gear touched down on the runway and burst into flames. All occupants evacuated via slides, 13 passengers received minor injuries, 10 were taken to hospitals, 3 treated at the airport. The aircraft burned down completely. A firefighter attending to the aircraft lost his life. [more…]