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Russian Defence Ministry says no survivors seen at plane crash site near Sochi

The plane, which said to be carrying 93 people, including dozens of Red Army Choir singers, dancers and orchestra members, crashed into the sea on its way to Syria

By: Reuters | Beijing |
December 25, 2016 6:21:12 pm
Russian Emergencies Ministry members work at a quay of the Black Sea near the crash site of Russian military Tu-154 plane, in the Sochi suburb of Khosta, Russia, Russia December 25, 2016.  REUTERS/Yevgeny Reutov FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY Russian Emergencies Ministry members work at a quay of the Black Sea near the crash site of Russian military Tu-154 plane, in the Sochi suburb of Khosta, Russia, Russia December 25, 2016. (Source: REUTERS/Yevgeny Reutov)

No survivors have been spotted in the Black Sea at the crash site of a Russian military TU-154 plane, Major-General Igor Konashenkov told reporters on Sunday.

The plane, which he said had been carrying 93 people, including dozens of Red Army Choir singers, dancers and orchestra members, crashed into the sea on its way to Syria on Sunday morning.

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