About Civil.ge
Eng | Geo | Rus
Last updated: 20:42 - 1 Jul.'16
RSS
Mobile
Twitter
Facebook
Georgian Citizen Among Armenian Air Crash Victims
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 3 May.'06 / 20:58

Officials in Tbilisi have confirmed that 25-year-old citizen of Georgia Askan Manvelian was on board the Armenian airline plane flying from Yerevan to Shochi which crashed into the Black Sea on May 3.

All 113 passengers aboard died, mostly Armenian and Russian citizens.

Armavia’s Airbus A320 crashed near Sochi as it was trying to make a second emergency landing. Officials say bad weather caused crash.

The Georgian air navigation department reported that the plane planned to land in Tbilisi airport after it failed to land in Sochi because of the bad weather conditions.

“But the plane flew back to Sochi when it was over Kutaisi [eastern Georgia],” Giorgi Karbelashvili, Chief of the Air Navigation Department, told Rustavi 2 television.

Reportedly, the plane returned to Sochi after receiving information that weather conditions there were improving.

Latest News
01 Jul.'16 20:42
Tbilisi Says Attempt to Reopen Road Link to Russia via S.Ossetia Fails
Request came from Armenia after a section of road in Dariali gorge was swept away by floodwater.
01 Jul.'16 17:39
At Parliamentary Assembly, Georgian Leaders Call for OSCE Reform
PM and Parliament Speaker spoke of the need to make OSCE more efficient in tackling security threats.
01 Jul.'16 02:38
U.S. Secretary of State to Visit Georgia
John Kerry will visit Georgia and Ukraine on July 6-7, before traveling to Warsaw for NATO summit.
30 Jun.'16 22:48
U.S. Upgrades Georgia in Human Trafficking Report
After three years in Tier 2, Georgia was upgraded to Tier 1 in the annual Trafficking in Persons report.
30 Jun.'16 20:33
Burjanadze’s Party Calls for ‘Non-Bloc Status’ for Georgia
She makes the issue part of her party’s campaign ahead of the parliamentary elections.
30 Jun.'16 13:04
Russia Releases Georgian Jailed for Spying
Total of seven Georgian citizens, serving prison term for spying, have been released by Russia since 2014.
30 Jun.'16 11:16
May GDP Growth 2.1% - Preliminary Data
Annual economic growth was 2.9% in the first five months of this year.
29 Jun.'16 17:20
GDDG Against Georgian Opposition MP’s Bid for OSCE PA Presidency
OSCE PA to elect new president at annual session in Tbilisi; MP Tsereteli is one of the candidates.
29 Jun.'16 15:57
German FM and OSCE Chair Visits Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia
Steinmeier, who is OSCE’s chairperson-in-office, will address OSCE PA annual session in Tbilisi on July 1.
29 Jun.'16 11:52
Georgian Leaders Condemn Ataturk Airport Attack
“We express our firm support to the Turkish government in fight against terrorism,” President said.

About Civil Georgia
Civil.Ge © 2001-2016, Daily News Online
Registered office: 2 Dolidze Str, 4-th Floor.
42