Two Australians on Emirates plane that burst into flames

Two Australians are believed to be among the 300 passengers safely evacuated from an Emirates plane that burst into flames.

The aircraft was forced to perform an emergency landing at Dubai International Airport.

The ABC is reporting that 13 passengers were hospitalised, mostly for minor injuries.


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One fire fighter was killed while battling flames.

Terror links have been ruled out, with Emirates blaming an “operational incident” for the incident.

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