Emirates flight 521 from Thiruvananthapuram to Dubai suffered an accident while attempting a missed approach at Dubai International Airport. The aircraft impacted runway 12L and slid to a stop. All passengers and crew evacuated the aircraft safely. A Dubai Airport firefighter suffered fatal injuries after an explosion in the center wing tank.
Emirates flight 521 was operated by A6-EMW, a Boeing 777-300, delivered to the airline in 2003.
Emirates flight 521 data
We have decoded initial data from EK521 and will provide additional data as it becomes available. The CSV file reflects the fact that we continued to receive data from the aircraft for approximately 20 minutes after the accident while it was on the ground.
6 September 2016
6 February 2020
The Air Accident Investigation Sector has released its final report, available in full here.