Dubai International Airport diverts flights after plane incident
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The transit hub is now 'running smoothly' following the incident

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May 16, 2019

May 16, 2019

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Dubai International Airport diverted some flights on Thursday evening after an unexplained incident with a small plane.

The transit hub put planes in in a holding pattern and ceased operations briefly about 8pm.

State news agency Wam said at 8.52pm that all operations were back up and running.

"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," Wam reported via Twitter.

Government of Dubai Media Office: 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.#wamnews

— WAM News / English (@WAMNEWS_ENG) May 16, 2019

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Updated: May 16, 2019 09:08 PM



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