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Small Plane Crashes in Dubai, Killing 4

Small Plane Crashes in Dubai, Killing 4

Thursday, 16 May, 2019 - 17:45
Asharq Al-Awsat
A small plane involved in upgrading a runway at Dubai International Airport crashed Thursday night, killing four people.

The Diamond DA62 aircraft had a tail number belonging to Flight Calibrations Service Ltd. of Shoreham, England.

The UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority said the three British citizens and one South African on the plane were killed.

The airport said that it halted flights from 7:36 p.m. until 8:22 p.m. local time over the crash.

"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," the Dubai Media Office announced earlier.

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