Russian Passenger Plane Crashes In Sinai

A Russian passenger Jet carrying 223 people crashed this morning in the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt.

Russian Authorities say the victims were mostly Russians returning from vacation.

Vladimir Putin has declared today a day of national Mourning for the dead. He also ordered an official investigation into the crash.

Egyptian Medics are still on the scene mainly helping with evacuation of bodies.

The Jet had onboard 214 Russian and 3 Ukrainian, the Egyptian officials said.
The Jet left the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, bound for the Russian city of St Petersburg.
Here is a short visual from Flightradar24, on how the Accident occurred.

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