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Putin orders to make everything necessary for families of victims in Boeing crash

March 19, 2016, 9:18 UTC+3

The death toll of the air crash in south Russia stands at 62

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MOSCOW, March 19. /TASS/. Russia's President Vladimir Putin offers condolences to all who lost the loved ones in the Boeing crash in Rostov-on-Don, and ordered to the local governor and minister of emergencies to do everything necessary for the families of the victims, the president's press secretary Dmitry Peskov said on Saturday.

"Governor Vasiliy Golubev and Minister Vladimir Puchkov reported to Vladimir Putin the search work progress on the site," the press secretary said. "The president said the most important now is the work with families and friends of the victims."

"The president offers his deepest condolences to all who lost their friends and families in the plane crash," he said.

On Saturday, at 3"42 Moscow time, FlyDubai’s Boeing 737-800 crashed at the airport in Russia’s southern Rostov-on-Don during the second circle on landing in complicated weather conditions (strong side wind and rain). The plane served a flight from Dubai. It carried 62 people. The preliminary information is nobody could survive the crash.

The air company reports on its website: "We are putting our emergency response in place and we will be working closely with all the authorities involved. We will share as much information as possible just as soon as we can and we will provide updated information on a regular basis."

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