Investigative Committee: All 62 aboard plane that crashed in Russia died

By REUTERS
March 19, 2016 06:48

 
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MOSCOW - The Investigative Committee of Russia said all 62 people on board a plane operated by Dubai-based carrier Flydubai died when the jet attempted to land at Russia's Rostov-on-Don.

"The aircraft hit the ground and broke into pieces," the Committee said in a statement on its website. "According to preliminary data, there were 55 passengers aboard and 7 crew members. They all died."

Earlier, Rostov's emergency ministry said there were 61 people aboard.

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