The crash of the Tu-154 will investigate the Transactions and the state Commission headed by Medvedev

Крушение Ту-154 будут расследовать Следком и госкомиссия во главе с Медведевым

Adler Airport

The investigative Committee of Russia opened a criminal case on the fact of the crash of Tu-154, reported the website of the Department. The case was opened on signs of the crime provided by article “infringement of rules of the flights, entailed heavy consequences”.

“It is established that the aircraft performed a scheduled flight to Syria. On Board were 83 passengers and 8 crew members. Some time after takeoff from the airport of Adler, where he was made to refuel the Tu-154 disappeared from the radar screen. Search the crash site of the aircraft conducted search and rescue services of the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation and EMERCOM of Russia”, – stated in the message.

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In addition, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin instructed Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to form and lead a national Commission to investigate the crash of Tu-154 at Sochi, this is reported by “RIA Novosti” with reference to the press service of the Kremlin.

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.

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.

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