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Dec 27, 2016

Black box of crashed Russian plane found

The flight data recorder of the Russian military airliner which crashed in the Black Sea on Sunday has been found, Russian officials say.

It is the first "black box" to be found from the Tu-154 jet, which came down with the loss of all 92 passengers and crew.

The plane crashed soon after take-off from an airport near the city of Sochi.

It was carrying artistes due to give a concert for Russian troops in Syria, along with journalists and military.

The search for victims' bodies is continuing, with one unofficial report on Tuesday saying the remains of 16 people had been found so far.

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