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Russian interim report details last moments of flydubai Boeing 737 crash at Rostov

The Russian Interstate Aviation Committee published an interim report, detailing the progress of their investigation into the cause of the fatal accident involving the flydubai Boeing 737-800 at Rostov Airport on March 19. The aircraft operated on flight FZ981 from Dubai to Rostov. The flight to Rostov was unevenful. At 22:42 UTC (01:42 local time) in the course of the initial app...

All Flydubai plane's systems were in working order during Rostov crash – investigators

All ground and on-board navigation, landing and communications systems functioned as normal on the Flydubai passenger jet, which crashed in Rostov-on-Don this March, the Russian aviation watchdog said. "At the time of the accident, the ILS, outer and inner markers, the lighting system and PAPI lights were operative and operated as per design. The aircraft flight recorders did not record an...

IAC: Version of error of pilots of Boeing that crashed in Rostov-on-Don not final

Russia’s Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) has so far not arrived at the definite conclusion that it was the pilots’ error that caused a Boeing passenger plane crash at Rostov-on-Don airport, IAC sources told TASS on Tuesday. "The work is still underway to establish the causes of what happened and how it happened. We have not arrived at any definite conclusions here that we c...

Flydubai plane piloted into ground at 600kph, flight records show

Flydubai flight FZ981 was on manual control when the cockpit crew apparently sent it into a nosedive, resulting in a fatal crash in Russia, investigators have reported, citing flight recorder data. The plane hit the ground at 600kph and was at an angle of 50 degrees. The flight records have been transcribed and provisionally analyzed, the Interstate Aviation Committee reported on Friday. The da...

Flydubai crash: Yoke push 'simultaneous' with stabiliser shift

Russian investigators have disclosed that a nose-down shift in the horizontal stabiliser on the ill-fated Flydubai Boeing 737-800 occurred as a push input was recorded on the crew control yoke. The Interstate Aviation Committee confirms a previous disclosure, by the federal air transport regulator, that the stabiliser shift occurred at a height of 900m, as the aircraft climbed away from Rostov-...