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Recent tragic plane crashes in Russia

Russia has had its share of grief in recent years over plane crashes involving Russian citizens, or that happened in Russia. RT recalls some of them.

The latest accident with dozens of fatalities is the crash of a Russian Air Force Tu-154 transport plane over the Black Sea, which happened on Sunday. The rescue operation is in its early stages, but there are indications that all 92 people aboard died.

In March, a FlyDubai flight carrying Russian tourists from the UAE to Rostov-on-Don crashed while trying to land in difficult weather conditions, killing 62 people. Media reports at the time of the crash indicated that the cabin crew’s flight fatigue may have been a factor.


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