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    Sinai plane crash: What happened 23 minutes after takeoff?
    Nov01

    Sinai plane crash: What happened 23 minutes after takeoff?

    Children toys, flowers and candles brought by Ukrainians to pay tribute to victims of a Russian plane crash are seen at the Russian Embassy, in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, Oct.31, 2015. A Russian passenger plane has crashed in the Sinai peninsula Saturday with 217 passengers, mostly Russians, and seven Russian crew members killed. (AP Photo/Efrem...

    All 224 aboard Russian jet are dead in Egypt crash; terror claim disputed
    Oct31

    All 224 aboard Russian jet are dead in Egypt crash; terror claim disputed

    A Russian passenger jet carrying 224 people from an Egyptian tourist resort along the Red Sea crashed Saturday in a remote part of the violence-plagued Sinai Peninsula, killing all aboard, officials said. The Metrojet Airbus A321, headed to St. Petersburg, had 214 Russians and three Ukrainians… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    ISIS claims responsibility for Russian plane crash in Egypt, others say mechanical failure
    Oct31

    ISIS claims responsibility for Russian plane crash in Egypt, others say mechanical failure

    A group affiliated with Islamic State (ISIS) in Egypt claimed responsibility for the crash of a Russian airliner in Egypt on Saturday. But the claims have not been verified and some preliminary reports say mechanical failure is to blame. See also: Russians, Ukrainians mourn compatriots on plane that crashed in Egypt The Airbus A-321, operated by...

    No Survivors in Russian Airliner Crash in Egypt
    Oct31

    No Survivors in Russian Airliner Crash in Egypt

    A couple embraces next to a flight information board at Pulkovo airport in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Saturday. ReutersUpdated on October 31 at 1:52 p.m. A Russian passenger plane carrying 224 people crashed Saturday morning in a remote area of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, Egyptian officials said. There were no survivors, the Russian embassy in...

    Russian Jet Crashes in Egypt’s Sinai; 224 Feared Dead
    Oct31

    Russian Jet Crashes in Egypt’s Sinai; 224 Feared Dead

    A Russian passenger plane carrying 224 people crashed in a mountainous part of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Saturday, apparently killing everyone aboard. The plane disappeared from radar less than half an hour after taking off early Saturday from the resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh. Almost all the passengers were Russian tourists heading home...

    Egypt says it lost contact with a Russian aircraft
    Oct31

    Egypt says it lost contact with a Russian aircraft

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — A Russian aircraft carrying 224 people, including 17 children, crashed Saturday in a remote mountainous region in the Sinai Peninsula about 20 minutes after taking off from a Red Sea resort popular with Russian tourists, the Egyptian government said. There were no survivors.According to Adel Mahgoub, chairman of the...

    Russians, Ukrainians mourn compatriots on plane that crashed in Egypt
    Oct31

    Russians, Ukrainians mourn compatriots on plane that crashed in Egypt

    Russia’s association of tour operators has released the names of all 224 people who were on board the Kogalymavia Airbus A321 that crashed on the Sinai Peninsula on Saturday. Russian authorities say there are no survivors See also: No survivors of Russian plane crash in Sinai, Egypt says While the exact cause is still unknown, sources...

    Egypt says Russian aircraft crashes in Sinai, no survivors
    Oct31

    Egypt says Russian aircraft crashes in Sinai, no survivors

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — A Russian aircraft carrying 224 people, including 17 children, crashed Saturday in a remote mountainous region in the Sinai Peninsula about 20 minutes after taking off from a Red Sea resort popular with Russian tourists, the Egyptian government said. According to Adel Mahgoub, chairman of the state company that runs...

    In Russia, Outpouring of Grief for Crash Victims
    Oct31

    In Russia, Outpouring of Grief for Crash Victims

    CAIRO, Egypt—The latest news on a Russian passenger plane that has crashed on a flight from Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, to St. Petersburg, Russia. 4:20 p.m. Egypt’s foreign minister has promised to work closely with Russian officials and experts to find the cause of the deadly plane crash in the Sinai Peninsula. Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry...

    Russian Plane Carrying 224 People Crashes In Egypt
    Oct31

    Russian Plane Carrying 224 People Crashes In Egypt

    By Yusri Mohammed and Ahmed Mohamed HassanISMAILIA, Egypt/CAIRO, Oct 31 (Reuters) – A Russian airliner carrying 224 passengers and crew crashed in Egypt’s Sinai peninsula on Saturday after losing radar contact and plummeting from its cruising altitude, killing all aboard.The Airbus A321, operated by Russian airline Kogalymavia under...