Russian plane with 224 people on board crashes in Egypt, victims do not survive

Russian plane with 224 people on board crashes in Egypt, victims do not survive

By Yusri Mohammed and Ahmed Mohamed HassanISMAILIA / CAIRO (Reuters) - A 224-passenger Russian plane crashed on Egypt's Sinai peninsula on Saturday after disappearing from radar and crashing ...

By Yusri Mohammed and Ahmed Mohamed HassanISMAILIA / CAIRO (Reuters) - A 224-passenger Russian plane crashed on Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Saturday after disappearing from radar and dropping from its cruising altitude, causing the deaths of all on board.The Airbus A321, operated by the Russian company Kogalymavia under the Metrojet mark, flew from the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh in the Red Sea region to St. Petersburg when it crashed into a desolate mountainous region in the center of the Sinai peninsula shortly after. dawn, the Aviation Ministry said.A local safety official said initial analysis indicated that the plane crashed due to technical failure without giving further details.He said the plane crashed vertically, explaining the scene of devastation and flames."Now I see a tragic scene. A lot of the dead on the floor and many died still tied to their seats," an Egyptian security official told Reuters by telephone."The plane was split in two, a small part at t...


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