Russian rescuers carry a stretcher with a body recovered after a Russian military plane crashed in the Black Sea, on a pier outside Sochi, on December 25, 2016./ AFP PHOTO
Russian rescuers carry a stretcher with a body recovered after a Russian military plane crashed in the Black Sea, on a pier outside Sochi, on December 25, 2016./ AFP PHOTO

Body found in Black Sea after Russian military plane crash: agencies

Breaking News December 25, 2016 14:48

By Agence France-Presse

MOSCOW - Russia's defence ministry said a body had been recovered from the Black Sea after a Syria-bound military plane carrying 91 people crashed Sunday, local news agencies reported.



"The body of a person killed as a result the crash of the Russian defence ministry's Tu-154 was found six kilometres off the coast of Sochi," defence ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov told agencies. "The body was taken on board of a rescue ship."

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