Russia expands search area for crashed military aircraft

Russia expands search area for crashed military aircraft

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Russia has Monday the area in which it is geochtz to the remains of the downed military aircraft with 92 passengers above the Black Sea increases.

Divers and onderzeevaartuigen looked in the first instance, an area in the Black Sea, approximately 1.6 kilometres from Sochi, where the aircraft took off.

Monday, the Russian government extra people have been added to the 3,500 people who already were deployed to search for human remains and wreckage of the military jet, including the black box.

Four small parts of the fuselage of the aircraft are now found at a depth of 27 metres and the bodies of eleven victims have been recovered, but due to strong currents and deep water of the quest difficult.


Russia mourns Monday on a day of national mourning that was declared for the victims of the aviation disaster to ” above the Black Sea. On board the Tupolev-154 were dozens of members of the Alexandrov Ensemble, a famous choir of the Russian army in the run-up to the new year would occur for the Russian military in Syria.

Also a well-known physician, Elizaveta Glinka, who belongs to the mensenrechtenadviesraad of president Vladimir Putin, sitting in the device.

Russia is still out of a technical defect or human error as the cause of the crash of the military aircraft, not of terrorism.

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