Four People Have Died In A Light Plane Crash Near Dubai Airport
At least four people died in a crash involving a small plane near Dubai International Airport.
The tragic incident took place on Thursday evening
The non-commercial plane had four crew members - three British and one South African on board - when the incident happened three miles to the south of the airport.
Following the incident, some flights were delayed and diverted for about an hour for safety reasons.
Government of Dubai Media Office: All operations at the Dubai airport are running smoothly after a slight delay and diversion of some flights as a precautionary measure to ensure security following a minor incident involving a small plane.— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) May 16, 2019
A statement was released by the company that owned the place
Statement by Honeywell: “We are deeply saddened by today’s plane crash in Dubai, and our heartfelt condolences are with the victims’ families. The plane was not owned or operated by Honeywell but by a third party engaged by Honeywell. We are waiting for more details.”— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) May 16, 2019