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Russian Military Plane Carrying 91 'Disappears From Radar' Near Sochi

First published: December 25, 2016, 10:57 AM IST | Updated: 17 mins ago

File photo of a Tupolev TU-154 plane.

New Delhi: A Russian military plane on Sunday disappeared from radar screen near Sochi.

The ministry said that there were 83 passengers and 8 crew members on board, and that search and rescue groups had been dispatched to locate the missing Tupolev Tu-154 airliner.

The plane was heading to Latakia in Syria.

The plane lost contact with ATC after departing from Sochi. More details awaited.

Source: News18