Sources familiar with the situation told Interfax that forensic experts found no evidence that the victim of the crash over the Black sea Tu-154, an explosion occurred.
“To date, forensic experts have not found the wreckage of the plane and the bodies of the dead traces, indicating that the liner could be provided to external influence”, — said the Agency interlocutor. He said that while the examination found no traces of explosives on the wreckage. “Thus the act of terrorism at the moment is not confirmed,” — said the Agency interlocutor.
Source TASS confirmed this information. According to him, traces of explosion or fire aboard the plane before his fall in the Black sea have not been identified.
Another source of “Interfax” has added that “the version of the attack swept aside on other grounds — the testimony of witnesses to the incidents”.
Video recording with the flash in the sky earlier in the Network, was made almost half an hour after the crash, assured the source Agency. The testimony of the witnesses, he said, also confirm the theory that the explosion was not on Board.
“The fact that the pilot gave the signal SOS, due to the fact that the pilots were under stress in a critical condition, they tried to escape, it was a question of seconds. And it is clear that they were not before, to signal,” — said the source.
Previously, the newspaper “Kommersant” with reference to close to the investigation sources said that one of the coastguards, the border troops of the FSB saw the time of the crash. According to him, the plane was down, like he was going to land on the water. The position of the aircraft in space seemed to witness strange: that the ship was at low speed with unnaturally cocked upwards nose. The plane, according to the witness, touched the surface of the sea by the tail, which came off upon impact, fell into the waves and quickly sank.
Source TASS in law enforcement agencies told that the destruction of the tail section crashed over the Black sea Tu-154 can attest to the fact that the commander wanted to put him on the water. “The divers found fragments of the plane, from the wings to the tail section. According to preliminary data, the damage suggests that the commander wanted to land the plane in the water,” he said.
The plane crash, the defense Ministry Tu-154B-2, EN route from Moscow to Latakia, occurred on the morning of December 25 after a few minutes after takeoff from Adler airport, where he landed to refuel. The disaster killed all aboard the 92 people — soldiers, journalists, artists of the ensemble. Alexandrova, as well as the head of the Fund “Fair aid” Elizabeth Glinka.