Source Pravda.Ru

President Putin offers condolences to families of plane crash victims

Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered his condolences to the families of all those who were killed in the plane crash above Southern Germany, reported the president's press service.

Last night's crash, which took place above Lake Boden See at a height of 12 kilometres, involved a Russian Tu-154 liner belonging to Bashkir Airlines and a Boeing-757 freight aircraft belonging to the international air transportation company DHL. The collision of the two planes killed all 57 passengers and 12 crew on board the Tu-154 and 2 pilots on board the Boeing.