VIDEO: United Arab Emirates Plane Crash Inquiry to Take Two Months

Sat Mar 19, 2016 17:01:53

The investigation into the United Arab Emirates plane crash in southern Russia Rostov-on-Don will take about two months, a spokeswoman for Russia's Investigative Committee said Saturday.

FlyDubai Boeing 737-800 plane coming from Dubai crashed at about 03:50 Moscow time (00:50 GMT) on Saturday while attempting landing amid poor weather conditions at the Rostov-on-Don Airport (ROV). All 62 people on board, 55 passengers and seven crew members, died in the crash.

"The terms of the investigations are set by [Russia's] criminal code — two months. But they could be prolonged because of the inspections' duration," Oksana Kovrizhnaya told reporters.

The Investigative Committee presented three versions of the cause of the tragedy: a technical fault, severe weather conditions and human error, Sputnik reported.


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