Boeing Airliner Crashes in Russia, 55 Dead

Posted: Mar 19, 2016 6:30 AM

According to CNN, a Boeing 737 has crashed upon landing at the Rostov-on-Don airport in southern Russia.  

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.

State news agency Sputnik reported the airport would be closed until 6 a.m. Moscow time.