These photos show the devastation of the Fly Dubai plane crash

As reporting earlier today, Fly Dubai flight FZ981 crashed in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don killing all passengers and crew on board. The plane missed the run way while landing in bad weather conditions and erupted in flames as it landed. 

Amidst the rubble, seen below, one of the planes black boxes has been recovered as the investigation into the exact circumstances of the accident continues.

Fly Dubai confirmed the nationalities of the deceased with an update on their Facebook page as forty four Russian, eight Ukrainian, two Indian and one Uzbekistani nationals. Our condolences go out to the families and loved ones of the victims. 

Rubble & ruin in the aftermath of the tragic accident

Photos: Reuters

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