Hero Firefighter From The United Arab Emirates Saved Hundred Of Lives In Plane Crash

Hero Firefighter From The United Arab Emirates Saved Hundred Of Lives In Plane Crash

- A firefighter from the United Arab Emirates has been hailed a hero

- He managed to save 300 people from a burning plane

- The man gave his life to save the passengers

Hero Firefighter From The United Arab Emirates Saved Hundred Of Lives In Plane Crash

Jasim Issa Mohammed Hassan died after he desperately fought to put out the flames of a burning Emirates Boeing 777 passenger jet, which had crash landed and burst into flames.

Hero Firefighter From The United Arab Emirates Saved Hundred Of Lives In Plane Crash

Scene from the burning plane

Hassan has now been hailed as a hero. His tireless work as a firefighter managed to save all 282 passengers and 18 crew members, who got out safely from the burning plane. Officials paid a special tribute to their fellow public service professional, calling he had made an “ultimate sacrifice”.

“He lost his life while saving the lives of others”, the director of General Civil Aviation Authority, Saif Al Suwaidi, said. Suwaidi emphasized Hassan kept many from harm’s way.

The tragic incident happened in August at Dubai International Airport.

Hero Firefighter From The United Arab Emirates Saved Hundred Of Lives In Plane Crash

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