President Mukherjee condoles Russian aircraft death

| Updated: Dec 26, 2016 20:12 IST

New Delhi [India], Dec. 26 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday expressed grief over the death of the people who lost their lives in Russian military aircraft crash. "Heartfelt condolences on the loss of lives in the crash of a Russian military aircraft in the Black Sea," President Mukherjee tweeted. A Russian military aircraft Tu-154, carrying 92 people on board crashed in the Black Sea yesterday. There were 84 passengers and eight crew members on board. The first body from the crashed airplane was found six kilometres from Sochi coastline in the Black Sea yesterday. The aircraft Tu-154 that departed from Sochi at 5.20 a.m. local time disappeared from radars about 20 minutes after takeoff. (ANI)