Main black box of crashed Russian plane found in Black Sea

A memorial to the victims of the Russian plane crash in the coastal city of SochiRussian rescuers working round the clock have found the main black box from the Syria-bound military plane that crashed into the Black Sea with 92 people on board, authorities said Tuesday. The defence ministry said the box, which could provide vital clues as to why the Tu-154 jet crashed, was discovered early Tuesday only 1,600 metres from the shore and 17 metres under the surface. The equipment was in “satisfactory condition” and experts in Moscow are now examining its data, the ministry said in a later statement.

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