Media learned about clash of Ministry of Defense's TU-154 with water at speed of 510 km/h

Media learned about clash of Ministry of Defense's TU-154 with water at speed of 510 km/h
Rescue operation at the crash site

The crashed over the Black Sea TU-154 collided with the water at a speed of over 500 km/h, a source told TASS. According to him, the plane was trying to make the maneuver to the right and flew with heavy nose-up attitude.

The TU-154 crashed into the Black Sea at a time, when pilots took away the mechanization, which increases the lift of the wing. It is reported by TASS citing a source in law enforcement agencies.

According to the source, the plane "went with a large angle of pitch." "Apparently, there was a stalling during the maneuver to the right," - said the source.

He added that the aircraft collided with the water "left rolling" and entered the water surface at a speed of 510 km/h. According to another source, the aircraft was “dangling from side to side."

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