ROSTOV-ON-DON, May 21. /TASS/. Remains of 23 victims killed in the Boeing airliner crash in the Russian southern city of Rostov-on-Don in March have been handed over to relatives, the regional authorities said on Friday citing Russia’s Transport Minister Maksim Sokolov.
"Death certificates are issued since May 18. In recent days 45 death certificates have been issued and remains of 23 victims have been handed over to relatives," Sokolov said.
On March 19, FlyDubai’s Boeing 737-800 crashed at Rostov-on-Don’s airport during a second attempt to land in complicated weather conditions. The plane served regular Flight FZ 981 from Dubai. The passenger jet with capacity for 189 passengers had 62 people aboard, including the crew. None survived. A criminal investigation was launched in compliance with Russia’s Criminal Code Article 263 part 3 (violation of safety rules resulting in two or more deaths).