BUCHALKI, Russia – The following are estimated times of developments in Tuesday's Russian air crashes:
Tuesday, Aug. 24
10:15 p.m. — Tu-134 jet, carrying 43 passengers, takes off from Moscow's Domodedovo airport for the southern Russian city of Volgograd (search).
10:55 p.m. — Tu-154 jet activates a distress signal indicating that the plane might have been hijacked.
10:56 p.m. — Tu-134 jet disappears from radar screens and crashes.
10:59 p.m. — Tu-154 crashes in Rostov region.
Wednesday, Aug. 25
3:00 a.m. — Rescuers find the wreckage of Tu-134 jet in the Tula region, about 125 miles south of Moscow.
8:41 a.m. — Rescuers discover wreckage of Tu-154 jet some 600 miles south of Moscow.
Early morning: Emergency Situations Ministry declares no survivors in either crash.
2:40 p.m. — Authorities believe they have recovered bodies of all 43 people aboard Tu-134. Recovery of bodies from Tu-154 crash continues.