BREAKING: Russian Military Jet With 91 on Board Crashes Over Black Sea
RUSSIAN MILITARY PLANE GOES MISSING
Reports are coming in that a Russian Military plane has gone missing shortly after taking off from Sochi.
“Russian air traffic controllers have lost contact with a Tu-154 airliner with 91 people on board, which disappeared from radar shortly after take-off in Sochi, the Russian Defense Ministry confirmed in a statement.
Ninety-one people were on board the aircraft, including 83 passengers and eight crew members, the Russian Defense Ministry said.
The plane took off from Sochi Adler Airport on a “planned flight” and failed to check in with the control tower at 5:40am Moscow time, the ministry said, adding that all rescue services in the region have been deployed to search for the missing plane.
“According to preliminary data, a Russian Defense Ministry Tu-154 disappeared from radar screens after departing from Sochi,” a source in the country’s Emergencies Ministry told RIA Novosti earlier.
OFFICIALS BELIEVE THEY HAVE FOUND THE CRASH SITE:
12:56 am — RUSSIAN RESCUE TEAM FINDS SUSPECTED CRASH SITE OF MISSING TU-154 PLANE IN BLACK SEA NEAR SOCHI COAST – INTERFAX
“A Russian Defence Ministry TU-154 plane that had disappeared from radar over the Black Sea with 91 people on board has crashed, the Interfax news agency reported on Sunday, citing an unidentified source.
A rescue team had found the crash site in the Black Sea near the coast of the Sochi, Interfax said.
Other Russian news agencies reported earlier that the Russian aircraft had disappeared from radar soon after taking off from Sochi, a Black Sea resort town.
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