Dubai airliner crashes in southern Russia with 55 onboard

Dubai airliner crashes in southern Russia with 55 onboard
(Image via Twitter, FlyDubai)

[Ed. – Developing story — no word on the reason for the crash yet.  Rostov-on-Don is near the Black Sea, on the Sea of Azov.]

A Boeing 737 passenger jet crashed as it was landing at the Rostov-on-Don airport in southern Russia, the country’s Southern Regional Emergency Center said Saturday.

All people on board have died, Russian state news agency Tass reported, citing an official at the emergency center.

Flydubai Flight 981 had traveled from Dubai to Rostov-on-Don with 55 people aboard, the emergency center said.

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