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    Russia’s Investigative Committee has launched a criminal case into the crash of Tu-154 military aircraft in the Black Sea, a representative of the committee said Sunday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Earlier in the day, the Tu-154 airliner with 91 people on board disappeared from radar shortly after take-off in Sochi. The Russian Defense Ministry said that fragments of the plane were discovered in the Black Sea, one mile from Sochi.

    "A criminal case into the Tu-154 crash was initiated, according to Article 351 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, ‘Failure to comply with the rules of flight security and preparation,'" Svetlana Petrenko said.

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