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Thursday, 4 July, 2002, 16:07 GMT 17:07 UK
In pictures: Sad journey for families
More than 130 relatives of the Russians who died in Monday's mid-air collision over southern Germany have visited the crash site.

Families about to board plane in Russia
Relatives carried flowers as they left for Germany

Families arrive at Friedrichshafen
Some had wreaths to leave at the scene

Relatives gather round the wreckage of the plane
Many wanted to touch the plane in which their loved ones died

Priest and flowers at the crash site
An Orthodox priest led relatives in their prayers (AP)

Medic with grieving relatives
Medics accompanied families on their visit

Relatives leave the crash site
Some carried away stalks of wheat from the field (AP)

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