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Egypt: Russian Minister of Emergency Situations visits crash site02:55

Egypt: Russian Minister of Emergency Situations visits crash site

Egypt, Sinai
November 1, 2015 at 16:37 GMT +00:00 · Published

A joint delegation of Russian and Egyptian authorities inspected the site of the Russian plane which crashed in the north of the Sinai peninsula, Sunday. Among those present was Russian Minister of Emergency Situations Vladimir Puchkov.

Kogalymavia (Metrojet) flight 7K9268 crashed in Sinai around 23 minutes after take-off. There were a total of 224 people on board - 217 passengers, including 25 children, and seven crew members, with reports indicating that all but five passengers - four Ukrainians and one Belarusian - were Russian.

Russian and St. Petersburg flags, among others, flew at half-mast on government buildings and municipal facilities throughout St. Petersburg, Sunday, as President Vladimir Putin declared a day of national mourning following the crash.

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A joint delegation of Russian and Egyptian authorities inspected the site of the Russian plane which crashed in the north of the Sinai peninsula, Sunday. Among those present was Russian Minister of Emergency Situations Vladimir Puchkov.

Kogalymavia (Metrojet) flight 7K9268 crashed in Sinai around 23 minutes after take-off. There were a total of 224 people on board - 217 passengers, including 25 children, and seven crew members, with reports indicating that all but five passengers - four Ukrainians and one Belarusian - were Russian.

Russian and St. Petersburg flags, among others, flew at half-mast on government buildings and municipal facilities throughout St. Petersburg, Sunday, as President Vladimir Putin declared a day of national mourning following the crash.

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