The bodies of 10 victims found at the crash site of Tu-154

Тела 10 погибших найдены на месте крушения Ту-154

Search and rescue operations

The bodies of ten victims in the crash of the Tu-154 is detected and taken aboard the rescue ship in the Black sea. This was announced by the defense Ministry, reports “TASS”.

“According to some data, currently on Board the rescue ship raised 10 bodies of the victims”, – stated in the message.

The defense Ministry announced that the search for victims of the disaster Tu-154 are 27 ships. In quest involving 37 divers, four helicopters, UAVs and remote-controlled submersibles.

Area search area in the Black sea is 10.5 sq. km search and rescue operations involved more than 3 thousand people.

The defense Ministry also announced that in the near future in the area of the Black sea will receive more than 100 additional divers to search.

“In the near future in the area of the crash with the other fleets are to be delivered to more than 100 divers-glubokovodnogo with special equipment,” – said in the message.

Recall that the Tu-154 Russian defense Ministry flying after refueling from Sochi to Syrian Latakia, disappeared from radar screens at about 5:00 (Kiev time) on December 25. In the crash of Tu-154 aircraft killed 84 passengers and eight crew members.

According to preliminary data, the plane crash occurred due to the fact that the climb has a technical fault that could not be resolved quickly. The version error of piloting.

On Board the ship were the artists of the Academic song and dance ensemble of the Alexandrov, journalists, eight crew members and the military.

In Russia on Monday, 26 December, declared national day of mourning for those killed in the crash of Tu-154 in the Black sea.