- The crash last Saturday of the Russian Airbus A321 over the Sinai desert has almost certainly been the result of an explosion on board. The blow is clearly heard on the cockpit voice recorder, French media report based on multiple source close to the investigation.
The Flight Data Recorder is heard the explosion clearly says one of the sources, which explicitly mentions that when before everything was normal on board. From technical problems did not exist.
In the disaster were all 224 passengers died. That the accident was the worst in Russian aviation history. Jihadists have claimed to be " the bombing of the Russian plane " revenge for the bombing of Russia on Syria. The Kremlin supports it with airstrikes President Bashar al- Assad. That regime is on the ground especially attacked by Sunni extremists. Sunni extremists are also active for years in the Sinai.