Delhi-Dubai flight among 2 diverted over drone activity

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Emirates’ Delhi-Dubai flight on Sunday was among the two flights that could not land at their destination city as the airport there had to be shut down for some time due to suspected drone activity. The flight, EK-511, had to be diverted to nearby Sharjah.

In a statement, Emirates said: “Dubai International airport (DXB) was closed from 12.36pm to 12.51pm local time due to suspected drone activity in the surrounding airspace. As a result, flight EK 433 from Brisbane and Singapore to DXB was diverted to Dubai World Central (DWC) and flight EK 511 from Delhi to DXB was diverted to Sharjah International Airport (SHJ) .” Read More

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