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    The crashed FlyDubai Boeing's crew commander was a Cyprian citizen, according to the Russian transport prosecutor's office.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The crew commander of the crashed Boeing 737-800 was a Cyprian national, the Russian transport prosecutor's office said on Saturday.

    "55 passengers and seven crew members have died. Six out of seven crew members were foreigners. The crew commander was a national of Cyprus," the spokesman for the prosecutor's office told RIA Novosti.

    Earlier in the day, the Russian Emergencies Ministry published a list of the people on board the crashed Boeing.

    FlyDubai Boeing 737-800 plane coming from Dubai crashed at about 03:50 Moscow time (00:50 GMT) on Saturday while attempting landing amid poor weather conditions at the Rostov-on-Don Airport (ROV).

    FlyDubai Boeing Crashes in Russia (67)


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