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    Bodies of 13 Tu-154 Plane Crash Victims Recovered – Emergency Service Source

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    13 bodies of Tu-154 aircraft crash over the Black Sea were recovered during rescue operation, according to a source in the local emergency service.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The bodies of 13 victims of Russia’s Tu-154 aircraft crash over the Black Sea have been recovered by rescue workers, a source in the local emergency service told RIA Novosti on Monday.

    “Two more bodies have been recovered, total number has reached 13,” the source said.

    The Russian Defense Ministry's Tu-154 aircraft en route to Syria from Moscow crashed soon after takeoff near Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi early Sunday.

    The plane was carrying 92 people including eight crew members, 64 musicians of the Alexandrov Ensemble, nine reporters, head of Spravedlivaya Pomoshch (Fair Aid) charity Elizaveta Glinka, and two federal civil servants. All the passengers and crew members are feared dead.

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