Wagner Group boss, Yevgeny Prigozhin, on passenger list of crashed airplane

| August 23, 2023

Russian media is reporting that an airplane, that Yevgeny Prigozhin was listed as a passenger on, crashed north of Moscow. No survivors were reported. The aircraft was transiting from Moscow to St. Petersburg. According to Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, an investigation of the incident has been initiated. However, NBC news was not able to confirm the story.

From NBC news:

According to the Russian Ministry of Emergency Services, a private Embraer Legacy aircraft crashed while flying from Moscow to St. Petersburg.

The jet had “10 people on board, including three crew members,” when it came down in the Tver region to the northeast of the Russian capital, the ministry added in a statement on its Telegram channel.

While the ministry’s statement did not mention Prigozhin, the Tass state news agency quoted the Federal Air Transport Agency as saying that he had been among the seven passengers on the plane that went down.

In a separate report on RIA Novosti,

“According to the Federal Air Transport Agency, an investigation has been launched into the Embraer crash,” state-run RIA Novosti reported separately. “Among the passengers is the name and surname of Evgeny Prigozhin.”

The agency had launched an investigation into the crash, Tass reported.

Russian officials were not immediately available for comment.

Prigozhin’s fate has been a mystery since his Wagner fighters captured the southern Russian city of Rostov-on-Don on June 23, before they began to march on Moscow, stopping around 120 miles from the capital after an alleged deal brokered by Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko.

The deal was meant to see Prigozhin go into exile in Belarus and his fighters either sign contracts with the Russian Defense Ministry or join him there.

The mutiny followed months of public criticism and mockery from Prigozhin of Russia’s top military brass, accusing them of incompetence throughout the war Ukraine.

NBC news has additional details.

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jeff LPH 3 63-66

He was on the passenger list, but was he on the plane????

George V

My thought also. Putin would kill people to get Progis..Prigis… that Wagner guy. But that Wagner guy would kill people in order to disappear.

jeff LPH 3 63-66

I forgot to add in 10 remains were recovered at the scene instead of the question, was he on the plane.


Yeah, but whose?


A different type of falling from a window…


Or shooting himself twice…


It only took a year and a half plus, but the Russians FINALLY shot down a plane


“Window seat.”


This is my surprised face:: :/


Ok, who had death by plane crash?


Prigozhin didn’t kill himself!


Well, in a sense he did.

He should not have halted his advance on Moscow.


“When you strike at a king you must kill him.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson


He probably shouldn’t have started it.


I think every Russian has a duty to to depose Putin.

I think there is a reason his ceremonial guard standing at attention at doors in the Kremlin no longer carry bayonets. I am very confident they do not carry functional weapons either.

In 2019 the Kremlin regiment still had bayonets on their weapons or belts even in Putin’s presence.

I haven’t seen them do that since a few months after the Ukraine invasion.


I understand duty. I’m not defending Putin, far from it. Attempting to dethrone Putin was a fool’s errand, although I cheered the attempt.


You should lead the conspiracy. We will all chip in for your air fare to Moscow.


Lars is an Admin sock puppet.


True that.


Russian state news is reporting it was shot down. Cell phone video of a plane falling to the ground does look like a plane that suffered a catastrophic explosion.

It really seems lRussian air defense shot it down.

Apparently Wagner second in command was on board as well. Though there is also some unconfirmed reporting that a second Wagner plan had taken off and had abruptly turned onto a different route. If if this is true and Wagner was competent, Wagner second in command should have been in the second plane.

Hat tip to Putin.

If Wagner’s second was on board Putin finally killed a Nazi.

And Putin is still clinging to tower despite is massive display of stupidly and incompetence in invading Ukraine and weakness in having to flee Moscow from a <5000 man mercenary convoy.

I don’t see the Putin’s regime outlasting even the Biden administration. But he is clinging to power.


It won’t let me edit the typos, and syntax.

Get a “slow down you are posting too quickly” when trying to save the edit.

The posting too quickly timer should not be triggered by edits.


He’ll keep clinging until someone knocks his grip loose or he dies.


When I say “Wagner’s second”. I don’t mean the Putin loyal Ministry of Defense aligned Andrei Troshev.

I am talking Prighozhin’s second, Dmitry Utkin. Who is a Nazi shitbag.


Currently, Russia is reporting Utkin was also on the passenger manifest of the downed plane. No word on whether the second plane even existed or if it was just a different plane that took off from Moscow.


Well that took longer than expected. Vlad run out of polonium?


Russian Air Defense is investigating according to another source I read. The correct read on that would be, that Putin and his deputies were watching the live cam and high-fived when the plane was hit.


Air defense crew with get a medal for the “Ukrainian drone” shoot-down.


I am. shocked!



Cement poisoning?


Surface-to-missile shrapnel poisoning.




Early retirement?

Behold my barren field. Maybe I shoulda put in a crop this year? Nah…


It’s a good time for responsible water use. Conserve.


“Water is a privilege.”

– someone, probably in Brussels, probably sooner than I think…


Yeah, grow something useful like barley!🍺


And hops!


Like so:


lil video with GPS and maps.

jeff LPH 3 63-66

It looked like smoke issuing from the rear of the jet as it went down


Ground didn’t stop shaking for a long time……..


The plane was fine on radar… until, suddenly, it just crashed or something:


I’m extremely surprised,,,,,,

That it took this long!!!


“Hey that was a pretty good one, there Vlad”

-Bill and Hillary Clinton. Probably.

Herbert J Messkit

My general policy is that it’s a good thing when evil shifty people don’t die in their sleep in bed.


I’m not Nostradamus, but I predicted he would not last 90 days before Putin had him killed.

Bubblehead Ray

The Russians have ruled it as a suicide by AMRAAM.

Old tanker

Given that he had at least in inkling that the ruskies were somewhat annoyed by him, why the hell would he be flying through their air space? Sounds like he would be making a challenge to me.


Russkies only had to decide whether he committed suicide or died trying to escape.

President Elect Toxic Deplorable Racist SAH Neande

His death (or not death) is not high on my list of day-to-day priorities.
My field is still barren, and I still don’t care.