No Azerbaijani citizens among victims of Boeing crash
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 19
There are no Azerbaijani citizens among those who killed as a result of the Boeing crash in Russia's Rostov-on-Don, a source in Russian Foreign Ministry told Trend March 19.
Russian embassy in Azerbaijan also confirmed the information.
"According to the instruction of Azerbaijan's ambassador Polad Bulbuloglu, embassy staff contacted Russia's Southern Regional Emergency Center's representative lieutenant colonel N. Zaytsev, who confirmed that there were no Azerbaijani citizens among the victims," the Russian embassy told Trend.
Earlier, some Russian media outlets reported that there is an Azerbaijani citizen among the victims of the Boeing crash.
A passenger FlyDubai Boeing-737-800 en route from Dubai to Russia's Rostov-on-Don crashed March 19 at the city's airport after missing the runway due to poor visibility.
A total of 62 people were killed.
According to preliminary data, 55 passengers, including four children, and seven crew members were on board. All of them were killed in the crash, a source in Russian Emergencies Ministry said.