GCAA denies Dubai plane crash rumour

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Abu Dhabi, May 21 (BNA): The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority, GCAA, has dismissed as fake news the rumours circulating on social media about yesterday's plane crash in Dubai, ensuring that this news is misleading and untrue.

The Authority stressed that it is the sole authenticated source of information related to aviation sector in the country, Emirati News Agency (WAM) reported.

This came in a statement issued by GCAA, which reads as follows, "The General Civil Aviation Authority, denies the fake news of a plane crash in Dubai, which is being circulated through social media, and ensures that this news is misleading and not true, therefore, GCAA calls the public to not to circulate these rumors through social media, and confirms that GCAA is the only source of any information concerning the field of aviation."


BNA 0701 GMT 2019/05/21