Dubai's International Airport was closed for about eight hours on Monday, causing severe disruptions and cancellations, after a Biman Bangladesh Airbus A310 blocked the field's single remaining runway. The aircraft was in its takeoff roll for a scheduled flight to Dhaka, when the nose gear appears to have collapsed. The aircraft skidded along the runway and came to a halt just before the far end of Runway 12L. No serious injuries were reported. The accident happened at 6:30 a.m. and ...

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