In a tragic turn of events, a plane crash in Russia's Tver region has resulted in the death of all 10 people onboard. Notably, among the listed passengers was Yevgeny Prigozhin, the head of the Russian mercenary group, Wagner, according to various news sources.
The private jet, an Embraer business model, crashed north of Moscow on Wednesday evening. The Federal Air Transport Agency confirmed that Prigozhin was among the seven passengers on the ill-fated flight.
Prigozhin, also known as "Putin's chef," is a prominent figure in Russia, infamous for his alleged involvement in various international controversies. His association with the Wagner Group, a private military company, has drawn significant global attention.
Details about the cause of the crash are still unclear. Russian emergency officials have been cited confirming the casualties but have not yet verified if Prigozhin was indeed on board at the time of the accident.
This tragic incident has sent shockwaves through Russia and the international community. As investigations into the crash continue, the world awaits further details about this unexpected tragedy.