Dubai said Thursday that a small plane has crashed near the Dubai International Airport, killing two people.
The government’s Dubai Media Office said that the plane, which belonged to a company named Honeywell, had at least four people on board. It said the pilot and his assistant were killed.
The airport said that it halted flights from 7:36 p.m. until 8:22 p.m. local time over the crash.
“All operations at the Dubai airport are running smoothly after a slight delay and diversion of some flights as a precautionary measure to ensure security following a minor incident involving a small plane,” the Dubai Media Office announced.