Deadly Plane Crash in Russia Last Night Likely Due to Wind

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Sad news late last night when a FlyDubai 737-800 plane crashed in Russia with no survivors.

A Dubai airliner with 62 people on board nosedived and exploded in a giant fireball early Saturday while trying to land in strong winds in the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don, killing all aboard.

Right now it looks like a gust of wind was the likely cause, with wind estimates of 67 mph while the plane was attempting its second landing.

High winds can be a serious threat, and videos of scary landings are now getting much more media coverage.

No matter what the cause these accidents are always tragic and my thoughts and prayers are with the families this morning.

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