Plane crashes in 2016: This year had its share of tragedies in the sky, here's a look at the air disasters in 2016
Russia is holding a day of morning on 26 December following a plane crash on Christmas Day.92 people died when the TU-154 military plane crashed into the Black Sea shortly after take-off from Sochi.Flags were flown at half-mast across Russia and mourners laid flowers outside Russian Armys Alexandrov song and dance troupe which lost 60 of its members in the crash. The reason for the plane crash is still unclear but a technical problem or pilot error is suspected.
Dec 26, 2016
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Crew on the International Space Station have revealed how they are celebrating Christmas. Shane Kimbrough, Peggy Whitson and Thomas Pesquet will be far away from their families but the crew members will still get a special Christmas meal.They might not be on Earth for the holidays, but Christmas is still a time of reflection and peace.
Dec 26, 2016
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