Russian plane / Flight with 220 Passengers crashes in Sinai, Egyptian PM says: A Russian plane carrying over 220 people has been lost from radars, according to sources in the Russian and Egyptian air traffic controllers. It’s been reported that the plane crashed over Sinai.
Russian plane / Flight with 220 Passengers crashes
Egyptian Prime Minister Sherif Ismail confirmed that the Russian plane did go missing over Sinai and said a cabinet-level crisis committee has been formed to deal with the incident.
Earlier, the Egyptian air accident chief said the Russian plane had safely left Egyptian airspace and made contact with Turkish air traffic control.
Plane carrying 224 passengers is believed to have crashed in central Sinai after taking off from Sharm el-SheikhA Russian plane carrying 224 passengers from the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh is believed to have crashed in central Sinai.
A statement from the prime minister’s office said Sherif Ismail had formed a cabinet-level crisis committee to deal with the crash. The announcement follows conflicting reports from Egyptian officials that the plane had made contact in Turkish airspace
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