BY A STAFF REPORTER: A Fly Dubai flight caught fire after taking off from Kathmandu airport in Nepal. Nepal's Tourism Minister said that the Fly Dubai plane, which caught fire while taking off from Kathmandu Airport, has been taken to Dubai. Despite initial panic, the flight successfully landed at Dubai International Airport.
#UPDATE | Fly Dubai flight 576 (Boeing 737-800) Kathmandu to Dubai is normal now and proceeding to its destination Dubai as per the flight plan. Kathmandu airport operation normal from 1614 UTC (09:59pm local time): Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal— ANI (@ANI) April 24, 2023