26 VICTIMS OF AIRCRAFT CRASH DELIVERED TO YEREVAN AIRPORT "ZVARTNOTS" AT 5:30 AM YEREVAN TIME ON MAY 5

Yerevan, May 5. ArmInfo. 26 bodies of the killed in the crash of
Airbus A320 and their relatives, who had left for Sochi to identify
the bodies, arrived at "Zvartnots" airport in Yerevan at 5:30 am
local time.

Police officers, ambulances, psychologists were on duty at Yerevan
airport all night long. Government members were at the airport as
well. The bodies were delivered to Yerevan medico-legal morgues. May
5-6 are declared Mourning Days in Yerevan. The funerals of the victims
will take place just on these days. The unidentified bodies will be
buried in common graves in Sochi. Body fragments will be transported
to Rostov-on-Don for histological examination. No new bodies were
found as of 8:00 am Yerevan time. Despite the readiness of Russian
and French rescuers to search the bodies as long as necessary, experts
say the bodies start decomposing already in three days at such depth.

Data on the number of the found bodies fluctuate between 48 and 53
according to different sources. The reported numbers of unidentified
bodies are also contradictory: 24-28. 113 people were killed in
the crash. The reasons are still unknown. Criminals cases have been
initiated on the fact both in Russia and Armenia. Investigation is
in process.