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Russia examining all possible causes for Black Sea plane crash, including terror attack

Russia examining all possible causes for Black Sea plane crash, including terror attack

Backed by ships, helicopters and drones, Russian rescue teams searched Sunday for victims after a Russian plane carrying 92 people to Syria crashed into the Black Sea shortly after takeoff. Investigators said they are looking into every possible cause for the crash, including a terror attack.

All 84 passengers and eight crew members on board the Soviet-built Tu-154 plane operated by the Russian military are believed to have died when it crashed two minutes after taking off at 5:25 a.m. in good weather from the southern Russian city of Sochi.

More than 3,000 people — including over 100 divers flown in from across Russia — worked from 32 ships and several helicopters to search...

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