Today, December 25, 20 minutes after the departure from Sochi, the TU -154 plane of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, on board of which there were 93 people, disappeared from radar screens.
Immediately began the search for the missing liner. Soon, 1.5 kilometers from the coast, in the waters of Sochi, fragments of an aircraft were discovered. On board the plane was the Alexandrov Academic Song and Dance Ensemble named after Aleksandrov, journalists from the Zvezda and Pervy TV channels, as well as 10 crew members. The artists were supposed to perform at the Syrian Hmeimim airfield with a New Year's concert program.