Putin takes a working trip to Sochi in connection with the crash of An-148 in the suburbs


MOSCOW, February 11. /TASS./ Russian President Vladimir Putin takes a working trip to Sochi in connection with the crash of An-148 aircraft in the Moscow region and the possible need for coordination of the work of the government Commission, said on Sunday the press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov.

“In connection with the tragic events, the President has decided to postpone scheduled for Monday regional trip to continue working life in the capital, including taking into account the possible need for coordination of the work of the government Commission”, – said Peskov.

He said that on the afternoon the President is scheduled to contacts with the head of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas arriving in Russia on a working visit.

“Other activities will provide information later,” – said Peskov.

Passenger plane An-148 of “Saratov airlines”, carrying out flight from Moscow to Orsk, disappeared from radar screens a few minutes after takeoff Sunday from Domodedovo. The wreckage of the aircraft were found near the village Stepanovski Ramensky district, Moscow region. On Board were 71 people, including six crew members. According to recent reports, the crash no one survived.

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