Expertise of explosives of the Tu154 wreckage, conducted by military prosecutors in Russia is completed. The plane crashed on December 25, 2016 right after its take off from Adler airport. No traces of intended criminal explosion or missile hit were found on board. Thus, the assumption of the terrorist attack was excluded from possible causes of the crash.
This was reported by Kommersant, referring to the source, familiar with the details of the expertise results.
Only Air Force experts will be able to discover the true reason of the crash. They analyze information recorded on parametric and cockpit voice recorders of Tu -154 plane. Experts do not exclude that some technical problems that appeared after the take off could have caused pilots’ mistake.
Earlier it was reported that Russian Tu-154 aircraft crashed in the Black Sea near Sochi. Journalists of Russian TV channels "First Channel" and "Star" were among the passengers.