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Dubai skydive plane makes emergency landing

A plane carrying 15 skydivers was forced to make an emergency landing in Dubai after it developed a technical problem after take-off.

SkyDive Dubai.
SkyDive Dubai. Image by Steven Byles / CC BY-SA 2.0

The plane, which was operated by SkyDive Dubai, landed in the desert and no one was harmed. Pictures on social media reportedly show the craft crashed into a sand dune with smoke coming out of the fuselage. Read more: thenational.ae