Date: December 25, 2016
Time: 0527
Location: Near Adar, Russia
Operator: Russian Air Force
Flight #: ?
Route: Chkalovsky AB -Ader - Latakia
AC Type: Tupolev 154B-2
Registration: RA-85572
cn / ln: 83A-572
Aboard: 92   (passengers:84  crew:8)
Fatalities: 92   (passengers:84  crew:8)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane, carrying the Alexandrov Emsemble choir, reporters and service men, made a climbout out of Ader, turned back towards the coastline and crashed into the waters of the Black Sea about a mile offshore. TheThe PIC probably lost spatial orientation while climbing out over ocean.

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