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Sibir Airlines Tupolev TU-154M plane crash
Off Sochi, Russia

Sibir Airlines Tupolev TU-154M plane crash - Off Sochi, Russia

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Off Sochi, RussiaThe aircraft exploded over the Black Sea while on a passenger flight from Tel Aviv, Israel to Novosibirsk, Russia via Bugas, Bulgaria. The pilot of a nearby aircraft reported seeing the aircraft explode at 33,000 feet, fall into the Black Sea, and explode again on impact.

The investigation showed that the plane was impacted by a Ukrainian S-200 surface to air missile, which had been fired as part of a military exercise being conducted in the Black Sea.