Four people died after the small plane they were in crashed near the Dubai airport.
According to the Dubai media office, the DA42 plane crashed three miles south of the international airport, killing three Britons and one South African.
According to reports, the accident was caused by a technical malfunction. An investigation is ongoing.
The aircraft is owned by the American technological giant Honeywell. A statement issued after the accident stated that the plane was on a mission to calibrate the land navigation systems at the airport.
A spokesman said: “All operations at the Dubai airport are running smoothly after a slight delay and diversion of some flights as a precautionary measure to ensure safety.”
Air traffic at the airport has returned to normal.