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MOSCOW, October 31. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to form a commission on Kolavia’s plane crash in Egypt, the Kremlin press service reported on Saturday.
Putin has expressed his deepest condolences to the families of the victims of the plane crash.
He also has ordered Emergencies Minister Vladimir Puchkov to urgently send to Egypt rescue planes to assist at the Kolavia’s plane crash site, the Kremlin press service said.
Putin has ordered the Emergencies Ministry and Health Ministry to provide assistance to families of the victims in the plane crash.
According to preliminary reports, Kolavia’s A321 plane crashed 100km from Arish in North Sinai. Al Arabiya TV channel said citing Egyptian security services that the airliner was completely destroyed. There were 224 people onboard.