- The plane was forced to land without its landing gear and the pilot had made an emergency call.
- The plane slumped on the runway, with one of its engines completely detached.
- A huge explosion rocked the tarmac. It is suspected it was caused by a spark igniting the aircraft’s fuel.
- Emirates can confirm that there were 282 passengers and 18 crew on board.
– no casualties.
- there were 24 UK nationals on board the flight.