5 Donbas residents killed in Boeing plane crash

Two residents of the city of Donetsk and a family from Luhansk region were killed in a Boeing 737-800 crash at the airport of Rostov-on-Don.

20 March 2016 14:08

At least five of the victims of Boeing 737-800 crash at the airport of Rostov-on-Don were residents of Donbas, reported "News of Donbas."

Thus, a jet crash killed two Ukrainian women, a 24-year-old Anna Andreeva and 31-year-old Tatyana Kravchenko, a native of Donetsk, and a family from Russia-occupied Sverdlovsk, Luhansk region: Svetlana, Pavel and a five-year old Daniel Tsegelskiy.

In addition to these victims, the jet crash claimed lives of a 25-year-old resident of Kharkiv Anna Sergeeva, Vladimir Fedyanin and Valentina Somina.

The FlyDubai Boeing 737-800, coming from Dubai, crashed near the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don on the night of March 19 killing all 55 passengers and 7 crew members aboard. The crash might have been caused by poor weather conditionss.