The flight EK521 from India exploded on the runway after making an emergency landing at about 11am
According to Dubai Media Office, Emirate confirmed the incident in a series of tweet.
“Emirates can confirm that an incident happened at Dubai International Airport on 3rd August 2016 at about 12.45pm local time.
10:26 AM – 3 Aug 2016
“All passengers were evacuated safely and no injuries have been reported so far
10:31 AM – 3 Aug 2016
“Concerned Authorities at #Dubai International Airport are dealing with the incident at the moment to ensure safety of all
10:36 AM – 3 Aug 2016
“All departure flights from #Dubai International Airport have been delayed until further notice
10:50 AM – 3 Aug 2016
“275 passengers and crew were on board of Emirates flight EK521 from Thiruvananthapuram to Dubai which was involved in the incident.
10:58 AM – 3 Aug 2016
Emergency response teams have been activated and all passengers and crew have been safely evacuated.
11:03 AM – 3 Aug 2016