Tag: FZ981

Flydubai Launches Online Memorial Site For FZ981 Victims

Reading Time: 2 minutes FlyDubai has launched a memorial website to commemorate the memory of the passengers and crew of flight FZ981, one month after the flight crashed in Rostov-On-Don. The website – www.withgreatsadness.com – collects the thoughts and photographs of those who wish to express their condolences following the tragic accident. FlyDubai has said its focus over this […]

Black Boxes of Crashed Flydubai Plane Decoded, No Onboard System Malfunctions Found

Reading Time: 2 minutes Flydubai flight FZ981, which crashed in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, was fully operational when it took off from the airport in Dubai, the Interstate Aviation Committee said after decoding the flight data recorders. “According to the preliminary analysis of the information obtained from flight recorders to date, no onboard system malfunctions, aircraft components’ defects or power system […]

‘Pull Up!’: Russian TV Airs Final Words of Pilots in Flydubai Jet Crash

Reading Time: 2 minutes Russian state television has aired the final words of the pilots of the flydubai passenger jet that crashed in Rostov-on-Don last week killing 62 people, suggesting pilot error could be to blame. Russia’s Rossiya-1 channel late Friday said it had obtained a transcript of the last words exchanged a minute before the Boeing 737 plunged […]

Investigators Decipher Flydubai 737 Recorders, Radar

Reading Time: 2 minutes According to updates by the Russian Interstate Aviation Committee (MAK), investigators have “begun deciphering and analyzing” information from the badly damaged flight data recorder, and as of March 20, were attempting to retrieve data from the cockpit voice recorder. The team is also reviewing radar data, crew dispatcher information and weather conditions. Crowdsourced tracking site […]

Black Boxes Will Reveal the Truth about FlyDubai FZ981 Crash

Reading Time: 1 minute Investigators probing the crash of the FlyDubai passenger jet in Russia have released images of the plane’s badly damaged black boxes which could provide vital clues as to why the plane went down. The investigating group, which will comprise experts from several different countries, is set to consider two possibilities – either the crash was […]

Bad Weather, Human Error & Technical Fault: Flydubai FZ981

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Russian Investigative Committee is studying two possible versions of why the Flydubai flight FZ981 crashed in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don, that killed all 62 people on board, including human error amid severe weather conditions and a possible technical fault. An ad hoc committee, set up by the Interstate Aviation Committee, is investigating the […]

Boeing Statement on FlyDubai FZ981

Reading Time: 1 minute March 19, 2016 – Boeing’s thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of those on board FlyDubai flight FZ981. Under the direction of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board, Boeing is launching a team and will serve as technical advisor to the investigating authority in charge, the Russian Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC). In […]