Shannon firm sued over fatal plane crash in Russia

Celestial Aviation owned plane operated by FlyDubai in which 62 people died in 2016

3rd June, 2018

Shannon-based Celestial Aviation Trading 38 Ltd is being sued by the families of 11 people who died in a horrific crash when the aircraft they were in tried to land in Rostov-on-Don, Russia.

Celestial Aviation was the owner of the Boeing 737-800 that crashed while being operated by FlyDubai, the Emirati state-owned low cost carrier.

Celestial is being sued by the next of kin of 11 of the 62 people who died in the crash including the...

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