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Italian air-show plane headed to Saudi Arabia crashes in Dubai

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An Italian air show plane crashed in Dubai on Friday after technical failure, Al Arabiya correspondent in Dubai reported.

The captain and the co-pilot successfully ejected and were recovered with minor injuries.

The correspondent quoted unnamed sources saying the airplane was flying to Saudi Arabia when it crashed into the water near Deira Palm island, which is still under construction.

The plane had taken part in the Dubai Airshow that closed its doors on Thursday.