Pyotr Ilyichev becomes acting Permanent Representative to UN after Vitaly Churkin’s deathRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 24, 8:25
IAAF approves application of three Russians to compete as neutral athletesSport February 24, 1:43
US lawmakers present no evidence of Russia’s interference in US election - Russian MPRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 23, 21:42
Russia to continue strengthen its Armed Forces - PutinRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 23, 21:37
4,000 Russian nationals fight among militants in Syria - PutinRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 23, 21:31
Opposition’s demand of Assad’s immediate resignation absurd - Russian envoy to GenevaRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 23, 16:34
Moscow celebrates Defender of the Fatherland DaySociety & Culture February 23, 16:19
ISS astronauts capture Dragon with manipulatorScience & Space February 23, 14:36
Vitaly Churkin’s body delivered to RussiaRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 23, 12:30
PARIS, October 31. /TASS/. French experts will be dispatched to Egypt to assist investigation of Saturday's crash over the central Sinai of a Russian Airbus A321 jet that belonged to Kogalymavia airline, the French bureau for investigations into accidents or incidents in civil aviation, BEA, said in a report.
It said the French team would include two of its experts and six technical specialists from the Airbus corporation, the manufacturer of the jet.
BEA said two experts from the German bureau for investigation of air accidents, the BFU, were expected to join the investigative efforts in Egypt.
The A321 jet belonging to Kogalymavia crashed in the mountains in the central part of the Sinai Peninsula on Saturday morning about 30 minutes after takeoff from Sharm al-Sheikh. The site of the crash is located some 100 km away from the city of Aris.
Egyptian authorities say all the 217 passengers and seven crewmembers died.