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This image made from video shows smoke rising after an Emirates flight crash landed at Dubai International Airport on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016. The plane at right was unaffected. (Hayen Ayari via AP)

(Bloomberg) – Emirates suffered the worst incident in its 30-year history when a Boeing Co. 777-300 arriving from India crash-landed in Dubai before bursting into flames, with all people on board escaping unharmed.

A firefighter was killed trying to extinguish the blaze on Flight 521 from Thiruvananthapuram, India, Emirates Chairman Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, said at an evening news conference Wednesday in Dubai.

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