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Both flight recorders of the Russian plane that crashed in Egypt found

October 31, 2015, 22:16 UTC+3
On Saturday morning, Kogalymavia airline’s Flight 9268 carrying Russian tourists home on board Airbus A321 crashed 30 minutes after taking off
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CAIRO, October 31. /TASS/. Both "black boxes" from the Russian passenger plane which crashed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula have been found and are obtained by Egypt's authorities, Reuters said citing Egyptian Civil Aviation Minister Hossam Kamal.

On Saturday morning, Kogalymavia airline’s Flight 9268 carrying Russian tourists home on board Airbus A321 crashed 30 minutes after taking off. The plane wreckage 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, most of them were Russian nationals. Besides, four Ukrainians and one Belarusian were reported to have been on the plane. According to Egypt’s officials, no-one survived.

November 1 is declared a day of mourning in Russia.

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