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Two killed in Dubai plane crash

AFP  |  Dubai 

The pilot and co-pilot of a small plane were killed in a crash Thursday, causing delays at airport, the emirate's said.

"An accident involving a small plane with four passengers occurred resulting in the death of the pilot and his assistant," it said in a statement.

The small Diamond Aircraft, owned by US Honeywell, crashed due to a technical malfunction, it said.

"All operations at the are running smoothly after a slight delay and diversion of some flights as a precautionary measure to ensure security," it added.

Dubai's international is one of the world's busiest aviation hubs.

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First Published: Fri, May 17 2019. 00:30 IST