Members of the Red Army Choir Killed in Russian Plane Crash

A Tupolev Tu-154–an aircraft that’s been largely retired around the world–crashed Christmas Day about a mile off the coast of Sochi. On board were members of the famous Russian Red Army Choir, who were off to perform at an airbase in Syria.

Of the 92 people on board, 60 were members of the choir.

Further details here.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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