MOSCOW: All 61 individuals on get onto a flight from Dubai were killed when the plane smashed and burst into blazes as it was arriving in Rostov-on-Don, in Southern Russia, on Saturday morning, a nearby authority said.
“A Boeing 737 slammed as it was coming into area. There were 61 individuals on board. They are all dead,” said a representative from the neighborhood service, cited by the authority TASS news office.
There were 55 travelers and six team individuals on the plane, the authority included.
The mishap happened at 0050 GMT, as per an official explanation from the crises service.
“The Boeing 737 on the Dubai to Rostov-on-Don course found flame (in the wake of slamming),” said the announcement, including that the flame was brought under control by 0200 GMT.
Emirates-based Flydubai said it knew about an “episode” including one of its planes, yet did not give any further points of interest.
“We know about an episode including our flight FZ981 from Dubai to Rostov-on-Don. We are examining further subtle elements and will distribute an overhaul yet again data is accessible,” the carrier said in a post on its Facebook page.
State news organization Tass reported that the Investigative Committee, the nation’s top investigative office, said preparatory data shows the plane was landing when it hit the ground and broke into pieces at the air terminal around 950 kilometers (600 miles) south of Moscow.
There was no quick data on the cause, albeit a few news reports proposed climate could have been an element. There was rain and winds of around 11 meter for each second (25 mph) at the season of the accident.
On October 31, a Russian aircraft exploded noticeable all around over Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, slaughtering every one of the 224 on board. Specialists decided it was demolished by a bomb locally available.