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.
Black boxes from the FlyDubai FZ981 flight, which crashed on Saturday in Russia on its way from Dubai, have severe damages, Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC or MAK) said in a statement on Sunday.
The experts from the United States, the United Arab Emirates, France, and countries, which citizens were killed in the FlyDubai plane crash in Russia, have been invited to participate in the decoding of black boxes, the Moscow-based Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC or MAK) said on Sunday.
Alexander Bastrykin, the head of the Russian Investigative Committee, may visit the crash site of the FlyDubai plane in Russia's Rostov-on-Don later on Sunday, the local authorities said.
A young woman got a second chance at life after she missed a flight on the doomed FlyDubai airliner, which crashed on Saturday at the Rostov-on-Don Airport in Russia killing all 62 passengers and crew on board.
Search and rescue operations at the site of the crash of the Boeing in Rostov-on-Don have been completed, a senior official from the Russian Emergencies Ministry said on Sunday.
A group of foreign experts has arrived at the Rostov-on-Don Airport, where the FlyDubai Boeing 737-800 plane crashed, a Rostov-on-Don aviation hub spokesperson said Sunday.
The FlyDubai airline will pay $20,000 to the families of passengers, who died at the crash of the Boeing 737-800 at Russia's Rostov-on-Don airport, the company said in a statement Sunday.
A Spanish co-pilot of the FlyDubai FZ981 flight, which crashed on Saturday in Russia on its way from Dubai, had enough experience, Ariel Shocron, the technical director of the Spanish Union of Airline Pilots (SEPLA), told Sputnik.
Strong wind over the Rostov-on-Don airport became fatal for the passengers of flight FZ981, according to a leading specialist from the Fobos weather monitoring center, Evgeny Tishkovets.
The flight recorders from the FlyDubai FZ981 flight, which had crashed on Saturday in Russia on its way from Dubai, were delivered to Moscow for further decoding, the Russian Emergencies Ministry's press service said.
The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is preparing to send a team of investigators to Russia to assist in the probe of a recent crash involving a Boeing passenger jet operated by FlyDubai.
The company behind the Boeing 737 engine design told Sputnik on Saturday it was unaware of any technical issues connected with the engine that would be hazardous for FlyDubai’s Boeing flight.
A terrible incident marked this weekend in Russia – the FlyDubai Boeing-737-800 crashed in the early hours on Saturday in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, killing all 62 people on board. Sputnik takes a closer look at what could have caused the crash.
Russian Transport Minister Maxim Sokolov said Saturday he did not have information about possible technical faults aboard FlyDubai’s passenger jet prior to its crash in Rostov-on-Don.
The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said Saturday it would assist Russia's investigation into a failed landing of a passenger jet operated by a Dubai-based air carrier that crashed in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don.
The "main phase" of the search operation at the scene of the FlyDubai plane crash near Russia's southern city of Rostov-on-Don has been finished, the Russian emergencies minister said Saturday.
Boeing has set up a commission to provide the Russian investigation into FlyDubai flight FZ981 crash with technical consultations, the company said in a statement.
Russia’s transport watchdog will inspect operations of UAE-based FlyDubai carrier in Russia after a deadly crash of Boeing 737-800.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin expressed condolences to each other on Saturday on account of the deadly crash of a FlyDubai plane near Russia's southern city of Rostov-on-Don, the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
A Colombian flight attendant was among the crew members of the FlyDubai passenger jet that crashed in southern Russia on Saturday, Colombia's charges d'affaires Claudia Liliana Zambrano told Sputnik.
The flight recorders from the FlyDubai FZ981 flight which crashed in Russia on its way from Dubai are in good condition, a spokeswoman for Russia's Investigative Committee said Saturday.