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 62 dead as Boeing 737-800 crashes in Rostov-on-Don

A Boeing 737-800 passenger jet operated by the FlyDubai low-cost airline has crashed due to bad weather conditions on landing in the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don. All passengers were killed.

Censor.NET reports citing Ria-Novosti.

On Saturday morning, at 3:42 a.m. (Moscow time), FlyDubai's Boeing 737-800 crashed at the airport in Russia's southern Rostov-on-Don during the second circle on landing in complicated weather conditions (strong side wind and rain). According to the data of the Russian Ministry of Transportation, the plane hit the ground with the tail and exploded.

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The airline said it was in the process of verifying the passenger list, but provisional information indicated there were 33 women, 18 men, four children and seven crew members on board. All of the passengers are believed to be tourists. Preliminary information is that nobody survived the crash.





 
 
 
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