Search operations underway after Tu-154 crash in Black Sea
Search and rescue operations continue around the Black Sea after a Russian Defense Ministry Tu-154, bound for Syria, carrying 92 people on board crashed shortly after taking off from Sochi on Sunday morning. The search operation will continue throughout the night and could be lengthy, the Russian minister of transportation said. Most of the passengers on the plane were members of the famous Alexandrov Ensemble army choir. Renowned Russian humanitarian and charity activist Elizaveta Glinka was also on board the doomed plane.