Russian rescuers carrying the belongings of passengers aboard the Russian military plane that crashed in the Black Sea, on a pier outside Sochi. Photo: AFP Russian rescuers carrying the belongings of passengers aboard the Russian military plane that crashed in the Black Sea, on a pier outside Sochi. Photo: AFP
Russian rescuers carrying the belongings of passengers aboard the Russian military plane that crashed in the Black Sea, on a pier outside Sochi. Photo: AFP

‘No survivors’ as Syria-bound Russian jet carrying famous military band crashes in Black Sea

The plane had been on a routine flight to Russia’s Hmeimim airbase in western Syria, which has been used to launch air strikes in the country’s civil war

Russian rescuers carrying the belongings of passengers aboard the Russian military plane that crashed in the Black Sea, on a pier outside Sochi. Photo: AFP Russian rescuers carrying the belongings of passengers aboard the Russian military plane that crashed in the Black Sea, on a pier outside Sochi. Photo: AFP
Russian rescuers carrying the belongings of passengers aboard the Russian military plane that crashed in the Black Sea, on a pier outside Sochi. Photo: AFP
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