Hundreds escape crashed passenger plane in Dubai

Dubai, U.A.E. (CNN) — A terrifying moment for passengers flying from South India when their plane, a Boeing 777-300, crashed upon landing at Dubai’s international airport

Dramatic images show the emirates plane catching fire. An explosion then ensues and thick smoke billows from the aircraft.

The aircraft is then seen crumpled on its belly.

Onboard were 282 passengers and 18 crew. Amazingly all of which are safe and accounted for. Six of those passengers are US nationals.

The cause of the accident is still not known, but theories are abound.

CNN’s aviation expert believes the incident may have happened after landing,

or the landing gear didn’t work. These are all theories that are being investigated by Emirates.



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