Missing from the radar of the Tu-154 was flying to Syria; on Board were the military, artists and the press

Пропавший с радаров Ту-154 летел в Сирию; на борту были военные, артисты и пресса

On Board disappeared from radar of the Tu-154 taking off from Sochi, were including musicians and journalists. About it reports “RIA Novosti”, citing a source in law enforcement bodies.

As explained a source in the emergency services, on Board the ship “are the artists of the Academic song and dance ensemble of the Alexandrov”. According to him, musicians had to be at the airport Hamim with a Christmas program.

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Disappeared from radar aircraft of the defense Ministry flew in the Syrian Latakia.

As reported by another source Agency, disappeared from radar over the Black sea was performed in Sochi refueling. The Board probably fell in the mountainous part of Krasnodar region.

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“According to preliminary data, the missing Tu-154 arrived in Sochi from Moscow Chkalovsky airfield to refuel. He probably fell in the mountainous part of Krasnodar region”, – said the source.

He also added that, according to preliminary data, the cause of the crash of TU-154 had a technical malfunction or a piloting error.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has already told about the incident.