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Russia’s military plane crashed in Black sea

Russian plane crashed in the shortly after disappearing from the radar after taking off from the city of Sochi, Russian media reported on Sunday.

Rescue teams confirmed the crash site of the missing Tu-154 aircraft near the Sochi coast.

The Russian media was informed by the defence ministry of that a was recovered from the after the plane crashed on Sunday.

“The of a person killed as a result the crash of the Russian defence ministry’s Tu-154 was found six kilometres off the coast of Sochi,” said the defence ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov.

“The was taken on board of a rescue ship.”
The debris of the crashed plane bound for was found at the crash site by the rescue teams, 1.5 kilometres off the coast of Sochi at a depth of 50 to 70 metres.

According to the defence ministry, there were 83 passengers and 8 crew members on board, and the search and rescue groups had been dispatched to locate the missing Tu-154.

Those on board included artists going to celebrate an upcoming New Year with the Russian servicemen, at the Hmeimin air base in Syria.

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