Memorial services held for crash victims

Airport reopened

Memorial services are being held across Russia, Ukraine and the UAE for the victims of the Flydubai crash.

Relatives gathered outside the Rostov-on-Don airport, where a temporary memorial has been set up to pay tributes to those who died in the accident early Saturday morning.

Several Russians gathered at the St Philip the Apostle Russian Orthodox Church in Sharjah to offer their condolences.

This YouTube video has been uploaded by a Russian news portal donday.ru. The website also notes that the airport, which was closed following the incident, has been reopened.

Earlier, the Russian Emergencies Ministry announced that the runway of Rostov-on-Don airport, which was damaged in the Boeing crash, has been fully restored.

Meanwhile another Russian television channel RT has shot this 360 degree video of the crash site, which it has shared on its Facebook page.

 
FlyDubai Boeing-737 FZ981 crash site

Flydubai flight #FZ981 crashed in Rostov-on-Don killing all 62 passengers and crew on board.

Posted by RT 360 on Sunday, 20 March 2016

 

 

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