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    The Spanish Foreign Ministry confirmed to Sputnik on Saturday that a Spanish citizen was one of the pilots of the FZ981 flight which crashed in Russia on its way from Dubai.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Earlier in the day, FlyDubai Boeing 737-800 plane coming from Dubai crashed while attempting landing amid poor weather conditions at the Rostov-on-Don Airport (ROV). All people on board, including 55 passengers and seven crew members, died in the crash.

    According to the Russian emergencies ministry, six out of seven crew members were foreigners.

    "One of them was from the support staff, the other was an aircrew officer, according to the airline's documentation," Antonio Casado, the diplomat on duty at the ministry, said.

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