Flydubai crash airport in Rostov-on-Don reopens

 

Flights resume at Russian airport where Dubai plane crashed

Moscow: Flights have resumed at the Russian airport where a Dubai plane crashed while attempting to land on Saturday, killing all 62 on board.

The airport's real-time departures board showed three flights departing from Rostov-on-Don on Monday morning.

FlyDubai's Boeing 737-800 from Dubai nosedived and exploded in a giant fireball on the airport runway before dawn on Saturday after trying to land for a second time in strong winds. Most of the passengers were Russian holidaymakers.

The cause of the crash was not immediately confirmed but several planes had trouble landing at the airport at the time of the crash.

The black boxes were being analysed in Moscow by experts from Russia, the UAE and France, Russian officials said. Read more...

Source: gulfnews.com

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