The tragedy is believed to be due to instrument failure - they are thought to have frozen over and registered an incorrect speed, the TASS news agency quoted investigators as saying.
The physic was travelling to his home city of Orsk in south-central Russia's Orenburg Oblast region.
Instead of taking warning, he boarded the tragic jet liner and was killed when the AN-148 plane "exploded" in mid-air. A Swiss citizen and a citizen of Azerbaijan were among the fatalities on a list released by the emergency services ministry. "Our thoughts are with the families of the victims", wrote Madam Halimah. The flight then went off radar.
Russian officials said Mr Trump and Mr Putin also discussed the Middle East peace process. Some reports suggested there were questions about whether the plane had been properly de-iced. Russian Federation has seen record high snowfall in recent days and visibility was reportedly poor.
Russian newspaper RBK cited sources who said the captain of the flight refused a de-icing procedure at the airport - a decision the Komersant newspaper previously said was optional in the mild temperature conditions that day. The services stated that over 150 rescue workers were deployed.
In this screen grab provided by the Life.ru, the wreckage of a plane is seen near the Russian village of Stepanovskoye, about 25 miles from Moscow's Domodedovo airport. It was headed for the southern city of Orsk.
They confirmed the obstacles in Iraq are not restricted to reconstructing the areas affected from the war on terror. Iraqi forces, aided by Iranian-backed Shiite militias and a USA -led coalition, recaptured the city in July 2017.
Trudeau indicated his government was in no rush to deal with amnesty ahead of when the new legal cannabis regime takes effect. Trudeau promoted his country's fast-track employment permit for certain workers, dubbed the "global skills strategy visa".
NASA could stop funding to the International Space Station after 2024, at which point a commercial venture could take over. These commercial flights will represent the first astronaut launches from US soil since NASA's shuttles stopped flying.
About 200 remaining Purdue salespeople will focus on promoting the company's drug to treat opioid-induced constipation, Symproic. He said Purdue's decision is helpful, but it won't make a major difference unless other opioid drug companies do the same.
Australia captain David Warner credited the Big Bash League for his team's dominance in the shortest form of the game. However, that brought the in-form Glenn Maxwell in the middle who continued the good work done by Lynn.
Asma's sudden death is a loss not just for Pakistan , or for South Asia, but for the human rights movement globally. As a team consisting of lawyers and young feminists, we stand on Asma's shoulders and tread the path blazed by her.
The project is still in very early stages of development, and not much is known about it, other than the fact that it exists. The app is now only being offered to Android users as part of a test, which select people have been invited to.
Once captured, images are run through a database of 10,000 suspects - and a match can be determined in just 100 milliseconds . China is already a global leader in deploying cutting-edge surveillance technologies based on artificial intelligence .
Virginia was the top overall seed in preliminary NCAA Tournament rankings released on Sunday, a day after losing to the Hokies. John's and Purdue to Ohio State and Michigan State, Sunday's seedings included only the top 16 and bracketed them by region.
Harry Kane scored the victor as Tottenham Hotspurs beat Arsenal 1-0 win in the north London derby at Wembley on Saturday. It would have been cruel on Tottenham , who are now 17 points off the top of the table but up to third.
Arsenal now sit sixth in the Premier League standings after 26 games and trail leaders Manchester City by 24 points. He signed a two-year extension last year but a disappointing campaign this season could see him dismissed.
Prominent Pak activist Asma Jahangir passes away
According to initial reports, Jahangir was shifted to a hospital after she complained of chest pain where she breathed her last. Pakistani media reported that the 66-year-old had also been under treatment for cancer for many years.
Chris Mazdzer wins Olympic silver
The best the US had ever done in the Olympic event was fourth-place finishes by Tony Benshoof in 2006 and Adam Heidt in 2002. Then, when he needed it most, Mazdzer delivered in his fourth run.
NI Weather: Warning for heavy rain then snow and ice
The Status Yellow rain warning applies to Connacht, Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal for 24 hours to Just before midnight Saturday. THE COUNTRY IS facing a wet and windy weekend, as Met Éireann has issued three separate weather warnings.
Battery Health Settings Now Live
From there, go to General Software Update and you should see the build ready for download. If you're a member of Apple's public beta testing group, then you're in for a treat.
Jameer Nelson is available to play for the Pistons on Friday
The Pistons acquired James Ennis from the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday for Brice Johnson and a 2022 second-round draft pick. The Los Angeles Clippers originally traded Reed to the Pistons in the recent deal that also sent Blake Griffin to Detroit .
Dow Falls More Than 1000 Points, Enters Correction Territory
The market is still trying to find its footing after Monday's huge meltdown, when the Dow fell 1,175 points - a one-day record . Traders rushed to the safety of the Treasury amidst the sell-off stocks , with the ten-year yield at 2.72% down 12 basis point.
Martin Schulz: I won't be German foreign minister
A Forsa poll had indicated that nearly three-quarters of Germans thought it would be wrong for Schulz to become foreign minister. A party meeting in January narrowly approved talks with Merkel's Christian Democratic-led bloc, laying bare the divisions.
De Villiers back for last three ODIs against India
Where is the India vs South Africa 4th ODI? "I experienced that today, and that was an fantastic feeling", he added. Umpire Ian Gould had to overturn his decision when an ultra-edge replay showed a spike as the ball passed the bat.