Tu-154 crash:search teams found one of three data recorders

18:49, 27 December 2016

The whereabouts of all Tu-154 on-board recorders are now established. According to the Russian news agency Interfax, there were four black boxes aboard.

84 passengers and 8 crew members died as Russia’s Tu-154 crashed over the Black Sea on December 25, at about 5 a.m. Kyiv time. The aircraft was on its way from Russia to Syrian airport of Latakia. Most of the passengers were from the Alexandrov choir heading to a concert at the Russian air base in Syria.