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KIEV, October 31. /TASS/. Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko has offered his condolences over the crash of Russian airline Kogalymavia’s Airbus A321 passenger jet in Egypt.
"I offer my condolences to all the families of the victims in the Russian passenger plane crash in Egypt," Poroshenko twitted on Saturday.
On Saturday morning, Kogalymavia airline’s Flight 9268 carrying Russian tourists home on board Airbus A321 crashed just 30 minutes after taking off. The plane debris was spotted in the north of the Sinai Peninsula, some 100 kilometres south of the city of El-Arish.
There were 217 passengers and seven crew members on board. Latest reports said that there were 214 Russian nationals, three Ukrainians and one Belarusian citizen. According to Egypt’s officials, no-one survived.