Flight makes emergency landing

DUBAI — Aerosvit Airlines flight VV274 from Dubai en route Borispol in Ukraine yesterday made a safe emergency landing at Minhad air base.

By A Staff Reporter

Published: Wed 3 Aug 2005, 10:15 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 7:09 PM

The aircraft, which was carrying 123 passengers and six crewmembers, was diverted for emergency landing to Minhad, which is about 40km from Dubai. It is suspected that there was some technical snag. However, all on board disembarked safely. The Dubai Department of Civil Aviation, Dubai’s Safety and Security division and Dnata staff, were present at the base and extended assistance to the passengers and crew. Shaikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Department of Civil Aviation, Dubai, said “safety of passengers and crew is always of utmost importance. We are glad that everyone is safe and fine.”

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