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Last Updated: Tuesday, 22 August 2006, 19:48 GMT 20:48 UK
In pictures: Ukraine plane crash

Workers at the plane crash site, eastern Ukraine, 22 August

The Tupolev-154 was flying from the Russian Black Sea holiday resort of Anapa to St Petersburg.

Local residents take pictures of the crash site, eastern Ukraine, 22 August

It crashed about 45km (30 miles) north of the city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine.

Workers at the plane crash site, eastern Ukraine, 22 August

The crew of the Pulkovo Airlines flight sent a distress signal just minutes before the plane went down.

Firemen work at the site of the crash, eastern Ukraine, 22 August

The Russian airliner was carrying 160 passengers and 10 crew members.

Local residents look at the crash site, eastern Ukraine, 22 August

Local residents gathered to watch rescue workers tackle the flames and billowing smoke.




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