Statement of Investigative Committee on probe into Tu-154 plane crash in Black Sea

Information about overload of the Tupolev Tu-154 plane that allegedly caused the crash contradicts to the revealed consequences and materials of the case.

Final decision on the criminal case will be taken by Military Investigation Office of the Investigative Committee only after necessary flight and technical tests are carried out.

All hypotheses on possible causes of plane crash are not based on facts and express personal opinion of their authors.

Official spokesperson for the RF Investigative Committee S.L. Petrenko