Moscow — Russia's defense ministry says rescue teams have found a
flight recorder from the plane that crashed into the Black Sea over the
ministry said in a statement that the flight recorder was found a mile from the
shore early on Tuesday morning. State television showed footage of rescue
workers on an inflatable boat carrying a container with a bright orange object
covered in water.
All 92 people
aboard the Russian military's Tu-154 plane are believed to have died on Sunday
morning when it crashed two minutes after taking off from the southern Russian
city of Sochi.
passengers included dozens of singers from Russia's world-famous military choir
who were going to Russia's base in Syria to perform at a New Year's concert.