Seven Ukrainian nationals were onboard the FlyDubai Boeing 737-800 which crashed in the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, reports Evropeyskaya Pravda citing the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry.
The FlyDubai Boeing 737-800, coming from Dubai, crashed on its second landing attempt at Rostov-on-Don airport killing all 55 passengers and 7 crew members aboard. Initial reports suggest there were 7 Ukrainian nationals aboard the plane. The Consulates General of Ukraine in Dubai and Rostov are now trying to establish identities of the deceased, reports the Consulate Service Department of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry.
The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry has also launched hot lines in Rostov and Kiev: +7918 5879993, +38044 2381657.
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 conditions