Shoigu told about the investigation of Tu-154 crash

Sergei Shoigu

Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that the cause of the disaster Tu-154 is installed on 99% and will soon be called. About it reports TASS.

According to the head of the military Department, a few weeks ago work was completed on the site of the incident.

“We have 99 percent confidence that we have the final version of the causes of the disaster. But this one percent that we need in order to be absolutely sure and absolutely honest with everyone,” said Shoigu at the government hour in the Federation Council.

“In the near future, probably, get the latest data and announced the final version,” — said the Minister.

On their way to Syria the Russian defense Ministry aircraft Tu-154 crashed into the Black sea on 25 December 2016 shortly after taking off from airport Sochi (here, the Board, EN route from Moscow Chkalovsky, landed for refueling). Killing 92 people, in particular artists song and dance ensemble of the Alexandrov, journalists, Executive Director of the Fund “Fair aid” Elizaveta Glinka (known as Dr. Lisa).

Among the causes of the disaster which, according to official information, was considered a human factor, equipment failure, wind shear and collision with a bird. Appearing in the media version of the disorientation of the pilot in space and overload refuted by the Investigative Committee.