Rostov Airport resumed operation after Boeing crash

The Airport has stared registering the first flights after the crash of the Russian Boeing 737-800.

21 March 2016 10:19

A runway at the airport of Rostov-on-Don is fully restored after the crash of a passenger plane Boeing 737-800, said a representative of the press service with Russia’s EMERCOM as cited by TASS.

- The works to restore the runway have been completed, according to the Ministry.

Today, the airport has registered the first flights - three domestic and one international, reported RIA Novosti.

- The Airport returned to a normal mode. It is planned to resume the normal schedule during the day, according to the Airport press-service.

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.