Flydubai Flight 981

Flydubai Flight 981Saturday March 19, 2016
At 2237, at Rostov-on-Don, the crew aborted a landing attempt to Runway 22 due to poor weather conditions. The plane was instructed to enter a holding pattern at 15,000 feet where it remained for a little under two hours. During a second landing attempt, at 3.4 miles from the runway and an altitude of 1,500 feet the crew executed a second go around and climbed to 3,975 feet, after which, the plane went out of control in a nose down attitude and hit the runway at high rate of speed and disintegrated.

Crash Details

DateSaturday March 19, 2016
Location Rostov-on-Don, Russia
Passengers55
Crew7
Fatalities62
Survivors0
Aircraft Type Boeing 737-8KN (WL)
OperatorFlydubai
RegistrationA6-FDN
Flight OriginDubai
Flight Destination Rostov
Rostov-on-Don, Russia
Flydubai
Boeing 737-8KN (WL)
2016