FlyDubai passenger Boeing with 62 on board crashes in Rostov-on-Don

Rostov: A FlyDubai flight FZ981 en route from Dubai crashed during landing in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, killing all 55 passengers and 7 crew members on board.

According to preliminary data, the FlyDubai passenger Boeing crashed near the runway due to poor visibility conditions, RT reported.

Reports suggest that the debris were spread across several kilometres.

Meanwhile, Rostov-on-Don airport has been closed until further notice and all inbound flights have been rerouted to Krasnodar.

News24 Bureau