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Emirates confirms crew member fell from plane

Cabin crew in hospital with life-threatening injuries

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DUBAI: Emirates Airline today confirmed that a member of its cabin crew fell from a parked aircraft at Entebbe airport, Uganda, on Wednesday.

Press releaseAn Emirates spokesperson said, “We can confirm that a member of our cabin crew unfortunately fell off from an open door while preparing the aircraft for boarding on flight EK729 from Entebbe on 14 March. The injured crew member was brought to the nearest hospital. We are providing all possible support and care for the affected crew, and will extend our full co-operation to the authorities in their investigation.”

Ugandan media report that the crew member is in hospital with “life-threatening” injuries. She has not been named.

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