Ups Plane Crash Dubai
September 4, 2010 by Post Team
Ups Plane Crash Dubai, A plane has crashed today in the Emirates road in Dubai according to recent reports. The Dubai air crash is believed to be caused by a Boeing 747-400. The plane, which was confirmed to belong to UPS, crashed at about 8 m, local time, while driving to the UPS station in Cologne, Germany.
UPDATE: The plane was flight 6 UPS OMDB / DXB Dubai EDDN / CGN. The registration number is N571UP, a variant 747-44AF/SCD Boeing.
Witnesses said the plane crashed near UPS & Global Village Academic City in Al-Ain Road Dubai, 20 km from Dubai International Airport, 2 minutes after takeoff.
UPS Airline and International Operations Director Bob Lekites said in a statement:
“This incident is very unfortunate and we will try to find the cause. Our thoughts go to the crew members involved in the incident and their families.”
Al Arabiya spoke with an officer and learned that the plane tried to land at the airport, when he suffered technical problems that led to plane crash, against the main reports say he went to Germany. Local media added that the plane caught fire while the pilot tried to land.
Residents of the area are reporting through social networking sites saw the plane very close and that the accident was followed by a large amount of fire and smoke.
Information on passengers and the survivors are still scarce.
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