Emirates plane bursts into flames on emergency landing at Dubai International Airport
Flight EK521 from India to Dubai exploded on the runway after making the emergency landing shortly after 12 p.m. Kyiv time.
The Boeing 777 was carrying 282 passengers and 18 crew members from 20 different countries, according to the airline. None of the 300 people on board have been injured. Passengers have been evacuated promptly.
The airport traffic is halted due to black smoke billowing into the air.
Emirates is the region's biggest carrier. Dubai International is the Mideast's busiest airport, and is the world's busiest passenger air hub.
Dramatic video appeared online. See the set of CCTV footage of the plane exploding on the runway.