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Three Britons killed as small plane crashes in Dubai | World News



Three Britons have died after a light aircraft crashed near Dubai airport, authorities have said.

A South African person on board also died.

The four-seater DA42 plane, registered in the UK, was calibrating terrestrial navigation systems at the airport, the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority said in a statement.

An investigation has begun and air traffic has returned to normal.

The Dubai Media Office tweeted that the “relevant teams are on the scene”.

It added that an “accident involving a small plane with four passengers occurred”.

Some flights were diverted as a “precautionary measure to ensure security”, it said.

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