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Egypt: EMERCOM workers search Sinai crash site for victims' belongings02:07

Egypt: EMERCOM workers search Sinai crash site for victims' belongings

Egypt, Sinai
November 2, 2015 at 19:24 GMT +00:00 · Published

Workers of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) investigated debris at two newly discovered sites in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Monday, attempting to collect more information on the Russian airliner that crashed in the area on Saturday. The team's central task was to recover the undiscovered remains of the crash victims.

The investigators, arriving on board trucks, collected debris and personal objects thought to belong to victims of the crash. The objects, including luggage, shoes, and jewellery, are due to be taken back to St. Petersburg where they may be returned to victims’ family members.

The Russian Airbus A321 passenger jet flying from Sharm el-Sheikh to St. Petersburg broke into pieces in mid-air over Sinai peninsula, 23 minutes after take-off, on Saturday morning. The crash killed all 224 people on board.

Egypt: EMERCOM workers search Sinai crash site for victims' belongings02:07
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Workers of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) investigated debris at two newly discovered sites in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Monday, attempting to collect more information on the Russian airliner that crashed in the area on Saturday. The team's central task was to recover the undiscovered remains of the crash victims.

The investigators, arriving on board trucks, collected debris and personal objects thought to belong to victims of the crash. The objects, including luggage, shoes, and jewellery, are due to be taken back to St. Petersburg where they may be returned to victims’ family members.

The Russian Airbus A321 passenger jet flying from Sharm el-Sheikh to St. Petersburg broke into pieces in mid-air over Sinai peninsula, 23 minutes after take-off, on Saturday morning. The crash killed all 224 people on board.

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