Civil aviation authority denies rumour of plane crash in Dubai

The aviation authority also warned public not to circulate rumours through social media

The United Arab Emirates General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has dismissed as fake news the rumours circulating on social media about a plane crash in Dubai.

The GCAA affirms that it is the sole authenticated source of information related to aviation sector in the UAE, the authority said in a statement. The authority also warned public not to circulate rumours through social media.

The brief statement on Twitter said: