"The airport remained open. The authorities considered the existing conditions for normal operation and landing of aircraft," — said at a press conference in Dubai, Executive Director of the low-cost airline Flydubai al Gaite-Gaite. "Weather conditions prevented the flight," he added.
The al Gaite-Gaite also said that the commander of crew "the Boeing" Cypriot Aristos the Socratous and his assistant has in the past landed in the airport of Rostov-on-don.
"Boeing 737-800" airline Flydubai flying from Dubai to Rostov-on-don, crashed at approximately 3:40 a.m. March 19, at the repeated landing approach. On Board were 55 passengers and seven crew members. They all died. The plane fell to the left of the runway in case of refusal of landing in difficult weather conditions.
The investigative Committee of Russia said that there are three main versions of the crash: technical malfunction, severe weather conditions and crew error.
According to the Interstate aviation Committee, the flight data recorders of the crashed "Boeing" badly damaged, but useful for interpretation