- There are no indications that the Russian plane that crashed Saturday was shot. Which have sources in the Egyptian security said. According to the authorities, the Airbus A321 in the north of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula to the place Arish landed.
An Egyptian rescue team found the wreckage. According to first reports, the plane is completely destroyed. Probably all the occupants perished.
The Egyptian Prime Minister Ismail Sherif confirmed that the plane crashed. It is a plane of Russian society Kogalimavia. On board were mainly Russian tourists. The Russian aviation authority official told RIA Novosti news agency that 217 passengers and seven crew members were on board. Among the passengers, seventeen children.