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    Technical Inspector Says Crashed Russian Plane Was In Good Condition
    Nov01

    Technical Inspector Says Crashed Russian Plane Was In Good Condition

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — An Egyptian ground service official who carried out a pre-flight inspection of the Russian passenger plane that crashed in the Sinai Peninsula said Sunday that the Airbus A321-200 appeared to be in good condition.The Metrojet plane, bound for St. Petersburg in Russia, crashed 23 minutes after it took off from...

    Sinai plane crash: ‘Everything checked out’ during pre-flight inspection
    Nov01

    Sinai plane crash: ‘Everything checked out’ during pre-flight inspection

    ALTERNATIVE CROP – In this photo taken on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, The Russian airline Kogalymavia’s Airbus A321 with a tail number of EI-ETJ on an airstrip of Moscow’s Domodedovo international airport, outside Moscow, Russia. Russia’s civil air agency is expected to have a news conference shortly to talk about the Russian...

    Russia Mourns Plane Crash Victims
    Nov01

    Russia Mourns Plane Crash Victims

    Russia is observing a national day of mourning Sunday for the 217 passengers and seven crew members killed in a plane crash Saturday in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. Nearly all of the passengers were Russian tourists returning to St. Petersburg from the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. Three Ukrainians are also among the dead. Emergency crews...

    The Latest: Emirates halts flights over Egypt’s Sinai
    Nov01

    The Latest: Emirates halts flights over Egypt’s Sinai

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — The latest developments after a Russian passenger plane crashed in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, killing all 224 people on board (all times local).1:35 p.m.Russia’s air safety regulator has ordered the airline whose charter jet crashed in Egypt to suspend flights pending the probe.Rostransnadzor,...

    Egypt: Official says doomed Russian plane was in good shape
    Nov01

    Egypt: Official says doomed Russian plane was in good shape

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — An Egyptian ground service official who carried out a pre-flight inspection of the Russian passenger plane that crashed in the Sinai Peninsula said Sunday that the Airbus A321-200 appeared to be in good condition.The Metrojet plane, bound for St. Petersburg in Russia, crashed 23 minutes after it took off from...

    Russia holds day of mourning after 224 die in Sinai plane crash
    Nov01

    Russia holds day of mourning after 224 die in Sinai plane crash

    Cairo (AFP) – International investigators have begun probing why a Russian airliner carrying 224 people crashed in a mountainous area of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, killing everyone on board in one of the deadliest Airbus incidents of the past decade.Flags will fly at half mast on official buildings in Russia on Sunday and entertainment...

    Former Kyiv Mayoral Candidate Arrested In Ukraine
    Nov01

    Former Kyiv Mayoral Candidate Arrested In Ukraine

    Security forces in Ukraine have arrested Hennadiy Korban, who ran unsuccessfully for mayor of Kyiv earlier this month. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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...