DISASTER

Russian Military Jet Crashes Into Sea

A Russian military plane, on its way to Syria on Sunday, crashed into the Black Sea killing all 92 people on board including 60 from the Red Army Choir. The Russian Defense Ministry said that one of its TU-154 Tupolev planes had disappeared from the radar screen around 9:25 p.m. last night. Major-General Igor Konashenkov, a ministry spokesman, said that no one on board survived. President Vladimir Putin declared December 26 a national day of mourning after the crash.