Wreckage of Russian Plane Carrying 224 People Discovered with no Survivor
The wreckage of a Russian Airbus A321 plane, which apparently crashed while en route from Sharm el-Sheikh to St. Petersburg on Oct. 31, has been discovered in Egypt.
Earlier in the morning the Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) possesses information indicating that an Airbus A321 plane en route from Egypt to St. Petersburg disappeared from radar screens.
The plane was carrying 224 people, including 217 passengers and 7 crewmembers.
All passengers on board a Kolavia aircraft are Russian citizens, the Govorit Moskva radio station reported with reference to a source from the Russian embassy to Egypt.
The Irish-owned aircraft was leased by a Russian airline. It crashed in the Hassana area, south of Arish.