• Wreckage of the crashed Boeing 737-800 Flight FZ981 operated by Dubai-based budget carrier Flydubai, is seen at the airport of Rostov-On-Don, Russia
    Last update: 13:10 20.03.2016
    13:10 20.03.2016

    FlyDubai Plane Flight Data Recorders Severely Damaged

    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.

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  • The crash site of the Boeing-737-800 passenger jet which crashed on landing in Rostov-on-Don airport.
    Last update: 12:09 20.03.2016
    12:09 20.03.2016

    Int'l Experts Invited to Assist in Deciphering Crashed FlyDubai Plane Flight Recorders

    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.

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  • Emergencies Ministry members search the wreckage at the crash site of Flight number FZ981, a Boeing 737-800 operated by Dubai-based budget carrier Flydubai, at the airport of Rostov-On-Don, Russia, March 19, 2016.
    Last update: 12:09 20.03.2016
    12:09 20.03.2016

    Russian Chief Investigator Expected at FlyDubai Plane Crash Site 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.

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  • A woman lays flowers at Rostov-on-Don airport where the Boeing-737-800 passenger jet crashed on landing.
    Last update: 10:27 20.03.2016
    10:27 20.03.2016

    How to Avoid Death: Story of Only Tourist to Survive FlyDubai Plane Crash

    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.

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  • Emergencies Ministry members work at the crash site of a Boeing 737-800 Flight FZ981 operated by Dubai-based budget carrier Flydubai, at the airport of Rostov-On-Don, Russia, March 19, 2016.
    Last update: 09:26 20.03.2016
    09:26 20.03.2016

    Search Operations at FlyDubai Crash Site in Rostov-on-Don Completed

    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.

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  • Wreckage of the crashed Boeing 737-800 Flight FZ981 operated by Dubai-based budget carrier Flydubai, is seen at the airport of Rostov-On-Don, Russia
    Last update: 08:44 20.03.2016
    08:44 20.03.2016

    Foreign Experts Arrive at FlyDubai Plane Crash Site - Aviation Hub Spokesperson

    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.

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  • A psychologist of the Russian Emergencies Ministry speaks with a relative of a victim of the crashed Flydubai Boeing 737-800 at the airport of Rostov-On-Don, Russia
    Last update: 04:35 20.03.2016
    04:35 20.03.2016

    FlyDubai to Pay $20,000 to Each Family of Crashed FZ981 Flight Victims

    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.

    FlyDubai Boeing Crashes in Russia
  • Members of operative services are seen at the airport of Rostov-On-Don, the point of destination of a Flydubai Boeing 737-800 which crashed in Rostov-On-Don, Russia, March 19, 2016.
    Last update: 02:53 20.03.2016
    02:53 20.03.2016

    Crashed FlyDubai Plane's Spanish Co-Pilot Had Enough Experience - Spanish Airline Pilots' Union

    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.

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  • Wreckage of the crashed Boeing 737-800 Flight FZ981 operated by Dubai-based budget carrier Flydubai, is seen at the airport of Rostov-On-Don, Russia
    Last update: 00:45 20.03.2016
    00:45 20.03.2016

    Meteorologist: Rare Natural Phenomenon May Have Caused FlyDubai Plane Crash

    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.

    FlyDubai Boeing Crashes in Russia
  • Emergencies Ministry members search the wreckage at the crash site of Flight number FZ981, a Boeing 737-800 operated by Dubai-based budget carrier Flydubai, at the airport of Rostov-On-Don, Russia, March 19, 2016.
    Last update: 23:46 19.03.2016
    23:46 19.03.2016

    Black Boxes of FlyDubai Boeing Crashed in Rostov-on-Don Brought to Moscow

    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.

    FlyDubai Boeing Crashes in Russia
  • Investigators, members of Russia's Emergencies Ministry and other services work at the crash site of a Boeing 737-800 operated by Dubai-based budget carrier Flydubai, at the airport of Rostov-On-Don, Russia, March 19, 2016.
    Last update: 22:47 19.03.2016
    22:47 19.03.2016

    US Transport Agency Sending Team to Russia to Assist in Boeing Crash Probe

    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.

    FlyDubai Boeing Crashes in Russia
  • Emergencies Ministry members work at the crash site of a Boeing 737-800 Flight FZ981 operated by Dubai-based budget carrier Flydubai, at the airport of Rostov-On-Don, Russia, March 19, 2016.
    Last update: 21:48 19.03.2016
    21:48 19.03.2016

    Boeing 737 Engine Designer Rules Out Engine Failure Amid FlyDubai Jet Crash

    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.

    FlyDubai Boeing Crashes in Russia
  • Emergencies Ministry members work at the crash site of a Boeing 737-800 Flight FZ981 operated by Dubai-based budget carrier Flydubai, at the airport of Rostov-On-Don, Russia, March 19, 2016.
    Last update: 21:35 19.03.2016
    21:35 19.03.2016

    FlyDubai Boeing Crash: Possible Causes of Accident

    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.

    FlyDubai Boeing Crashes in Russia
  • Members of operative services are seen at the airport of Rostov-On-Don, the point of destination of a Flydubai Boeing 737-800 which crashed in Rostov-On-Don, Russia, March 19, 2016.
    Last update: 21:25 19.03.2016
    21:25 19.03.2016

    Russian Transport Minister Unaware of Malfunctions Aboard FlyDubai Plane

    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.

    FlyDubai Boeing Crashes in Russia
  • Emergencies Ministry members search the wreckage at the crash site of Flight number FZ981, a Boeing 737-800 operated by Dubai-based budget carrier Flydubai, at the airport of Rostov-On-Don, Russia, March 19, 2016.
    Last update: 21:15 19.03.2016
    21:15 19.03.2016

    US National Transportation Safety Board to Assist Russian Inquiry Into FlyDubai Crash

    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.

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  • Wreckage of the crashed Boeing 737-800 Flight FZ981 operated by Dubai-based budget carrier Flydubai, is seen at the airport of Rostov-On-Don, Russia
    Last update: 19:38 19.03.2016
    19:38 19.03.2016

    ‘Main Phase’ of Search Operation at FlyDubai Plane Crash Site in Russia Over

    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.

    FlyDubai Boeing Crashes in Russia
  • Emergencies Ministry members search the wreckage at the crash site of Flight number FZ981, a Boeing 737-800 operated by Dubai-based budget carrier Flydubai, at the airport of Rostov-On-Don, Russia, March 19, 2016.
    Last update: 18:51 19.03.2016
    18:51 19.03.2016

    Boeing Sets Up Team for Technical Assistance to Russian Investigation Into FZ981 Crash

    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.

    FlyDubai Boeing Crashes in Russia
  • Wreckage of the crashed Boeing 737-800 Flight FZ981 operated by Dubai-based budget carrier Flydubai, is seen at the airport of Rostov-On-Don, Russia
    Last update: 18:23 19.03.2016
    18:23 19.03.2016

    Russian Transport Watchdog to Inspect FlyDubai Operations in Russia After Crash – Minister

    Russia’s transport watchdog will inspect operations of UAE-based FlyDubai carrier in Russia after a deadly crash of Boeing 737-800.

    FlyDubai Boeing Crashes in Russia
  • Relatives of a victim of the crashed Flydubai Boeing 737-800 at the airport of Rostov-On-Don, Russia
    Last update: 17:19 19.03.2016
    17:19 19.03.2016

    Russian, Ukrainian Foreign Ministers Express Condolences Over Plane Crash

    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.

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  • Wreckage of the crashed Boeing 737-800 Flight FZ981 operated by Dubai-based budget carrier Flydubai, is seen at the airport of Rostov-On-Don, Russia
    Last update: 15:03 19.03.2016
    15:03 19.03.2016

    Colombian Flight Attendant Among Crashed FlyDubai Plane Crew – Colombia Envoy

    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.

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