Axar.az
UP
18 October 2018


Russian famed army band was destroyed

Home page World
12 Punto 14 Punto 16 Punto 18 Punto

Russian military plane crashed on Sunday in the Black Sea as it made its way to Syria with 91 people onboard, including musicians heading to celebrate the New Year with troops.

Axar.az reports that, citing the defence ministry, said the Tu-154 plane had crashed shortly after taking off from the southern city of Adler, south of the Black Sea resort city of Sochi, at 5.40 am local time (0240 GMT).

Among its 83 passengers were Russian servicemen as well as members of the Alexandrov Ensemble, the army's official musical group internationally known as the Red Army Choir, who were headed to Syria to participate in New Year celebrations at the airbase.

There were also eight crew members onboard, the ministry said.

The army band was established in 1928.

Date
2016.12.25 / 17:29
Author
Axar.az
Comments
See also

Legendary photographer loses battle for life at 90

Islamic State takes over 700 hostages in Syria

Greek Foreign Affairs minister Nikos Kotzias resigns

Saakashvili ordered the billionaire's death

Canada legalizes recreational marijuana

UK model dies for fun

Israeli jets attack targets in Gaza

Georgian President opposes production of marijuana

UN calls for immunity lift on Saudi Consulate officials

Russian Church breaks ties with Istanbul Patriarchate

Latest
 
Xocalı soyqırımı — 1992-ci il Bağla
Bize yazin Bağla
ArxivBağla