India’s civil aviation regulator, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), has asked UAE’s civil aviation authority to share their investigation report in connection with a recent “near-collision” incident in Dubai involving two India-bound flights that were headed for India from Dubai on January 9, came close to collision on the same runway, as per the sources.
The purported safety related incident occurred during take-off. The two Emirates Airlines flights were bound for Bengaluru and Hyderabad, respectively.
The UAE’s aviation investigation launched an investigation after the safety breach.
An Emirates spokesperson said.”On January 9, flight EK524 was instructed by air traffic control to reject take-off on departure from Dubai and this was completed successfully.
“There was no aircraft damage, nor were there any injuries. Safety is always our top priority, and as with any incident we are conducting our own internal review. The incident is also under investigation by the UAE AAIS and we are unable to comment further.”