Russia plane crash: Attack not ruled out by investigators

Investigators in Russia say they cannot rule out the possibility that an attack downed a jet over the Black Sea, with the loss of all 92 passengers and crew. An external “mechanical impact” could have caused Sunday’s disaster, a flight safety official said, while confirming there had been no explosion. But he added that it … Read more Russia plane crash: Attack not ruled out by investigators

Russian plane with military band crashes en route to Syria

Rescue helicopters have discovered debris in the Black Sea from a Russian military transport plane which went off radar en route to Syria. Most of the passengers on the Tu-154 were members of the famous Alexandrov Ensemble army choir. According to preliminary reports, the Tupolev transport plane had 92 people on board, including 84 passengers … Read more Russian plane with military band crashes en route to Syria