toulouse - Aircraft manufacturer Airbus now officially confirms the loss of an A321-200 ' family unit ' for up to 240 passengers.
,null, Flight 7K9268 Russian holiday kite Metrojet is early this morning crashed in the Sinai in Egypt by unknown cause, more than 20 minutes after the start in Sharm el Sheikh on the way to St Petersburg ", according to Airbus. The plane was built in 1997 and since 2012 in the service of Metrojet.,null, 21. It had made 000 flights with a total of 56 000 flight hours. " All 224 passengers were reportedly killed in the crash. About the cause is nothing yet known. The pilots would like to make an acute emergency landing. In the world fly 6. 500 Airbus A321-200 's around 300 airlines. It is known as a safe aircraft. A team of Airbus, the French research council BEA assist with the investigation into the plane crash. An attack is not excluded yet.