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Russian Plane Reported Missing With Up To 100 On Board

Local media said the aircraft disappeared shortly after departing from Sochi.

25/12/2016 10:48 AM IST | Updated 25/12/2016 10:48 AM IST

(Reuters) - A Russian defense force Tu-154 aircraft has disappeared from radar, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) reported on Sunday.

Citing Russian media, the BBC said the plane was believed to be carrying between 70 and 100 people when it went missing soon after taking off from the Black Sea resort of Sochi. 

(Reporting by Paul Tait; Editing by Robert Birsel)

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