Russian military aircraft TU-154 crashes after disappearing

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A Russian military plane TU-154 carrying 92 people has crashed into the Black Sea after disappearing from radar.

According to the Russian Defence ministry, the plane was carrying 92 people including eight crew members, Nine Russian reporters, military personnel and musicians from Alexandrov ensemble and all passengers on the aircraft feared dead.

TU-154 aircraft was going to Russian airbase Latakia in Syria from Alder in Sochi. Aircraft disappeared after taking off from the resort of Sochi.  After disappearing, aircraft crashed into the Black Sea.

Rescue team has recovered debris of plane. Russian defence ministry said fragments of plane were found 1.5 kilometers from the Black Sea coast of the city of Sochi at a depth of 50 to 70 metres.

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