Emirates plane may have attempted go-around before crash

An Emirates airliner that crash landed in Dubai on Wednesday tried to regain altitude in the last moments before it hit the ground, transponder data and air traffic control communications suggest.

The airline and investigators have not confirmed the findings, and aviation experts caution that much remains unknown about the cause of the crash.

But the data, if confirmed by the plane's black boxes, indicate the crew of Flight No. EK521 was starting to go around for a second landing attempt when something went horribly wrong.

Transponder data from the Boeing 777-300 obtained by aviation website show the descending plane came close to the ground at 12:37...