Russian plane 'disappears from radar'

Publish Date
Sunday, 25 December 2016, 6:28PM

A Russian plane carrying 91 people on board has vanished from radar shortly after taking off from Sochi, Russian media has reported.

The BBC reports the Tu-154 plane reportedly belongs to the defence ministry and was flying to Syria's Latakia province.

There has been no comment from Russian officials.

Interfax news agency reports quoted a source as saying that the plane disappeared from radar 20 minutes after take-off at 05:20 local time, the BBC says.

 

More to come.

 

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