Eleven ships are doing search work on site of the catastrophe of the Tu-154 airliner in the Black sea, reports the press service of the administration of Sochi. The chief public relations officer, Gleb Gutiev, said that at 15:00 an aircraft of the Ministry for Emergencies is planned to fly to the site "for guiding ships to new objects". Gutiev said that a group of experts, which includes 9 Ukrainian specialists, are studying discovered parts of the Tu-154 fuselage. Upon inspection they can be taken to Moscow for additional examination, he said. The Sochi press chief said that 13 of the 14 bodies discovered on the place of the catastrophe have been identified and very soon will be taken to place of burial.
Several years ago, a prominent Indonesian businessman who now resides in Canada, insisted on meeting me in a back room of one of Jakarta's posh restaurants. An avid reader of mine, he 'had something urgent to tell me', after finding out that our paths were going to be crossing in this destroyed and hopelessly polluted Indonesian capital.