Flydubai plane crashes
The following numbered events are those involving at least one airline passenger death where the aircraft flight had a direct or indirect role. Excluded would be events where the only passengers killed were stowaways, hijackers, or saboteurs.
- 19 March 2016; flydubai 737-800; A6-FDN; flight FZ981; Rostov-on-Don, Russia:
The aircraft was on a scheduled international flight from Dubai, UAE to Rostov-on-Don, Russia.
The aircraft aborted its first landing approach, and entered a holding pattern for roughly an hour before its second attempt.
During the second landing attempt, the crew indicated that they planed to execute a go-around procedure, the aircraft then entered a steep descent and crashed on the edge of the runway.
All seven crew members and 55 passengers were killed.
Aviation Herald article about the crash
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