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German city remembered the Russians killed in plane crash

July 2 2007
08:20

In yuzhnogermanskom town Überlingen (Baden-Wurttemberg), on the eve of ceremonies were held on the fifth anniversary of the crash over Lake Constance Russian airliner Tu-154 Airlines Bashkirian Airlines and American cargo plane Boeing. As a result of a collision between two aircraft in the night of 1 July 2, 2002 killed 71 people. On board a Russian airliner were 69 people, 49 of them - the children headed for a vacation from Ufa to Spain.

Culprit was the manager of Swiss firm to manage air traffic, which did not notice the dangerous convergence of planes and gave them conflicting commands. According to the authorities Überlingen, to participate in commemorative events a special flight from Ufa to arrive about a hundred relatives of the victims. Memorial service was held on the outskirts of Überlingen, where the wreckage fell Tu-154 passes RSN.

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