A Jet plane Boeing 737-800 en route from Dubai crashed while landing in southern Russian city of Rostov claimed at least 62 lives.
Air-traffic control and local emergency services informed that the Boeing 737-800 jet crashed along the runway during a second approach due to poor visibility killing all 61 on board — 55 passengers, six crew members.
“During the landing approach a Boeing-737 crashed. It had 55 passengers on board. All of them died,” a regional official told.
CCTV camera footage claimed to have captured the incident of the explosion as the Jet impacted the ground. However, its authenticity could not be immediately verified.
Emergency crews have already put out the fire, according to an airport source.
The airport has closed until further notice.