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Sixty two killed in FlyDubai Boeing crash in Russia

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Published on 19 March 2016 9:59 AM GMT

Sixty two killed in FlyDubai Boeing crash in Russia
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Moscow: The aircraft FlyDubai Boeing 737-800, coming from Dubai, crashed in the Southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don on Saturday. The Russian investigative committee confirmed that 62 passengers, including seven crew members, were killed in the mishap. The reason behind the crash is yet not confirmed but pilots' error and unfavourable weather conditions are considered as a factor.

CCTV footage captured an explosion after the aircraft hit the ground and broken into pieces. The Dubai Media Office said that 44 passengers were Russians, eight were Ukrainians, two were Indians and one was from Uzbekistan

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