A FlyDubai Boeing 737-800 plane coming from Dubai with 55 passengers and 7 crew on board crashed at about 03:50 Moscow time (00:50 GMT) on March 19 while attempting to land amid poor weather conditions at the Rostov-on-Don Airport in Russia. All people on board the aircraft were killed in the crash.
A memorial to the victims of the Flydubai plane crash was installed in front of the Rostov-on-Don airport on the anniversary of the catastrophe on Sunday, a Sputnik correspondent reported.
UAE's low-cost airline Flydubai welcomed on Monday the publication of a Russian report based on the deciphered flight records from Flight 981 that crashed on landing at Russia’s Rostov-on-Don airport.
According to reports, Interstate Aviation Committee had completed, together with the United Arab Emirates and the United States, transcribing the voice recorder from Flydubai's Flight 981 which crashed in Russia's Rostov-on-Don.
The Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) will publish the information on the progress in the investigation into the crash of the Flydubai passenger plane in Russia, according to a spokesperson.
The US aircraft manufacturer Boeing will assist the Interstate Aviation Committee’s (IAC) investigation into the Flydubai crash as a consultant, Boeing’s Moscow office said Tuesday.
Earlier in the day, IAC said that an investigation into the FlyDubai plane crash had not discovered any evidence of the malfunctioning of onboard systems prior to the catastrophe. However, according to the statement, the IAC is continuing to conduct a detailed analysis to identify all factors related to the aircraft's maintenance.
The investigation into a FlyDubai passenger plane crash in southern Russia has not discovered any malfunctions of on-board systems prior to the catastrophe, the Interstate Aviation Committee said Tuesday.
A FlyDubai Boeing 737-800 could have crashed in Russia's Rostov-on-Don due to a conflict in the cockpit, local media reported Monday.
The first officers of the Dubai-based Emirates Airline, one of the largest carriers in the world, are pressured not to call in sick or take a sick leave due to illness or exhaustion as they risk losing the opportunity for a promotion, a former Emirates’ pilot told RT in an interview published Saturday.
The FlyDubai Boeing 737-800 that crashed on March 19 at Russia’s Rostov-on-Don airport reportedly nosedived right after autopilot was disabled. The cockpit voice recorder captured blood curdling screams as the plane went down, Russian television has reported.
FlyDubai is assisting the Russian aviation authorities in the ongoing investigation, Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov said Wednesday.
The FlyDubai airline has begun to make preliminary payments to relatives of those killed in a plane crash in Russia's Rostov-on-Don on Saturday, the All-Russian Insurance Association said in a statement Wednesday.
A security monitoring system introduced by the FlyDubai airline, which operated the flight that crashed in Russia last week, prevents crew members from working on flights if they have not had sufficient rest before departure, a spokesperson for the airline said Tuesday.
The co-pilot of the FlyDubai plane that crashed in Russia last week was extremely exhausted after working 11 days in a row ahead of the fatal flight, a former FlyDubai pilot told RT in an interview.
The FlyDubai airline will resume flights to the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don on Tuesday after one of its planes crashed in the city’s airport, media reported Monday.
The Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC or MAK) plans to obtain preliminary results from deciphering the flight recorders recovered from the crashed FlyDubai Boeing 737 within a month, the MAK deputy head said on Monday.
The cockpit voice recorder retrieved from the crashed FlyDubai passenger jet was badly damaged in the fall and investigators are trying to piece it together, the deputy chief of the Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC or MAC) said on Sunday.
The Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC or MAK) has deciphered information from the flight data recorder of the crashed FlyDubai Boeing, the MAK deputy chief said on Sunday.
Russia’s chief investigator Alexander Bastrykin held an emergency meeting in Rostov-on-Don on Sunday where he ordered the Investigative Committee to prioritize the case of FlyDubai’s Boeing crash, Committee's spokesman Vladimir Markin said in a statement.
Emirati FlyDubai airline 'fully trusts' Russian authorities in managing local flights, FlyDubai CEO Ghaith al Ghaith said Sunday.