DUBAI, 26th July, 2016 (WAM) — The spokesman of the Emirates Airlines has announced that the Emirates can confirm that on 26 July 2016, flight EK652 from Dubai to Maldives was diverted to Mumbai, due to a technical fault.

He added that the aircraft landed and passengers safely disembarked, noting that the Emirates apologises for the inconvenience. He also confirmed that the health and safety of the crew and passengers are of paramount importance.

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