A passenger FlyDubai Boeing-737-800 en route from Dubai to Russia's Rostov-on-Don crashed at the city's airport after missing the runway amid poor visibility, a Russian Emergencies Ministry source told RIA Novosti on Saturday.
A total of 62 people were killed.
According to preliminary data, 55 passengers, including four children, and six crew members were on board; a source in the Emergencies Ministry indicated all were killed in the crash.
"All the passengers who were on board were Russian citizens. Crew members were foreigners " a spokesman said.
Russian Investigation Committee has launched a preliminary investigation.
A blast occurred shortly after the jet crashed, according to investigators.