Baku. 26 December. REPORT.AZ/ Russian Embassy to Azerbaijan has lowered national flag to half-mast due to Tu-154 crash and death of 92 people as a result.
Report informs citing the Russian diplomatic mission to Baku.
Notably, the airplane Tu-154 of Russian Defense Ministry heading to Syria crashed into Black Sea yesterday morning. The ministry reports 92 persons, including 84 passengers: 8 military servicemen, 64 musicians of military ensemble named after Alexandrov, 9 representatives of TV channels, head of charity fund Elizaveta Glinka, 2 federal servicemen were on board.
Security forces started investigation of the incident.
Rescue operations underway.