Flydubai said in a statement that there were 44 Russians among the 55 passengers, eight Ukrainians, two Indians and one Uzbek. Four children were among the dead.
Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered for assistance to be given to the relatives of those killed.
The Kremlin said in a statement: “The head of state said that now the main thing is to work with the families and the loved ones of those who had died.”
Both of the plane’s flight recorders have been recovered undamaged, the committee said in a statement.
The pilot and co-pilot, a Cypriot and a Spaniard respectively, each had over 5,000 hours of flight experience.