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Russia: Last minute flight change saves young woman from Sinai plane crash02:15

Russia: Last minute flight change saves young woman from Sinai plane crash

Russian Federation, Moscow
November 1, 2015 at 21:28 GMT +00:00 · Published

A resident of Petrozavodsk Ekaterina Gyunninen gave an interview in Moscow, Sunday, in which she explained how she managed to avoid death after deciding last minute not to fly onboard the crashed Kogalymavia flight 7K9268 that went down in northern Sinai on Saturday.

Ekaterina Gyunninen and the friends she was travelling with decided last minute to change flights as tickets from Moscow cost €170 ($188) cheaper than from Saint Petersburg.

Kogalymavia (Metrojet) flight 7K9268 heading to Saint Petersburg from Sharm el-Sheikh, crashed in Sinai around 23 minutes after take-off on Saturday, killing everyone on board. 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.

Russia: Last minute flight change saves young woman from Sinai plane crash02:15
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A resident of Petrozavodsk Ekaterina Gyunninen gave an interview in Moscow, Sunday, in which she explained how she managed to avoid death after deciding last minute not to fly onboard the crashed Kogalymavia flight 7K9268 that went down in northern Sinai on Saturday.

Ekaterina Gyunninen and the friends she was travelling with decided last minute to change flights as tickets from Moscow cost €170 ($188) cheaper than from Saint Petersburg.

Kogalymavia (Metrojet) flight 7K9268 heading to Saint Petersburg from Sharm el-Sheikh, crashed in Sinai around 23 minutes after take-off on Saturday, killing everyone on board. 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.

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