'No survivors' in Sinai airline crash


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All passengers died on Russian flight crash All passengers died on Russian jet that crashed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, Russian embassy in Cairo states.

Update: Saturday, 31 October 2015 - 18:11
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More than 100 bodies found after Russian plane crashes in Egypt

A Russian plane carrying more than 200 civilian passengers crashed in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula today.

The Egyptian rescue teams, which included military forces and 45 ambulances, located the aircraft in the rugged mountainous region near the town of Arish.

They said it had been almost completely destroyed and it was unlikely that anyone had survived.

Reuters reported that at least 100 bodies have been found, but voices of trapped passengers could be heard from one section of the plane.

Officials said the plane had developed technical problems, and according to Egyptian authorities, the plane had not been shot down.


Update: Saturday, 31 October 2015 - 16:41
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Airplane Carrying 224 Civilians Crashes in Egypt's Sinai

Egypt’s Prime Minister Sherif Ismail has confirmed that a passenger aircraft carrying at least 220 people has crashed in central Sinai.

The confirmation comes after Egyptian air traffic control lost all contact with the passenger plane shortly after take off from Sharm El-Sheikh.

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