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Third plane with Emergencies Ministry rescuers arrives in Egypt

Aboard the plane are 40 rescuers of the Leader Center with the necessary equipment and also two KAMAZ trucks The third aircraft of the Russian Emergencies Ministry carrying rescuers who will begin work at the A321 crash site has arrived in Egypt, the ministry’s press service told TASS. Aboard the plane are 40 rescuers of the Leader Center with the necessary equipment and also two KAMAZ...

Russia stops Kogalymavia flights on Airbus A321 aircraft: Interfax

Russian transport regulator Rostransnadzor has told Kogalymavia airline to stop flights on Airbus A321 aircraft until the causes of a crash involving a Kogalymavia Airbus A321 in Egypt on Saturday are known, Interfax reported on Sunday. But RIA news agency cited a Kogalymavia representative as saying that the airline had not received the order from Rostransnadzor.

Co-pilot's Wife: He Complained About Plane

The wife of the co-pilot of the Russian plane that crashed in Egypt says her husband had complained about the plane's condition, according to a Russian TV channel. State-controlled NTV ran an interview Saturday with Natalya Trukhacheva, identified as the wife of co-pilot Sergei Trukachev. She said that a daughter "called him up before he flew out. He complained before the flight t...

November 1 declared national day of mourning in Russia over plane crash in Egypt

Cultural institutions and television and radio broadcasters should cancel entertaining events and programs on the day of mourning Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared national day of mourning on November 1 over Russian plane crash in Egypt, the Kremlin press service said on Saturday. "On the day of mourning, Russian national flags will be flown at half-mast across the country....

Bodies of at least 100 people recovered at crash site of Russian Airbus A321

63 men, 138 women and 17 children aged from 2 to 17 years were on board of the Russian aircraft Bodies of at least 100 people recovered at crash site of Russian Airbus A321 in Egypt, Reuters reports.  63 men, 138 women and 17 children aged from 2 to 17 years were on board of the Russian aircraft that crashed in Egypt, Civil Aviation Ministry of Egypt said Saturday. According to...

Russia opens criminal case after airliner crashes in Egypt: agencies

Russia's top Investigative Committee has launched a criminal case against airline Kogalymavia after one of its planes with 224 people aboard crashed in Egypt on Saturday, Russian news agencies said, quoting the committee's spokesman. The Airbus A-321 jet was flying from the Egyptian Sinai Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh to St Petersburg in Russia when it went down in a desolate mounta...

Putin orders to form commission on Kolavia plane crash in Egypt

The Russian leader expressed his deepest condolences to the families of the victims of the plane crash. Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to form a commission on Kolavia’s plane crash in Egypt, the Kremlin press service reported on Saturday. Putin has expressed his deepest condolences to the families of the victims of the plane crash. He als...

Moscow warns against using incorrect information about situation with Russian plane

According to the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, verified information will be provided via the Russian Embassy in Egypt or Russian Foreign Ministry’s department of information and media. Russian Foreign Ministry has warned against using incorrect information about the situation with the Russian passenger jet, official spokesperson Maria Zakharova told Rossiya 24 TV channel on Satur...

Russian airliner crashes in central Sinai - Egyptian PM

A Russian airliner has crashed in central Sinai with more than 200 people on board, the office of Egypt's prime minister has confirmed. The Airbus A-321 had just taken off from the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, on its way to the Russian city of St Petersburg. There were conflicting reports about the fate of the plane, some suggesting it had disappeared over Cyprus. Most of the pa...

Russian plane leaves Egypt’s airspace before disappearing from radars near Larnaca

The Russian passenger plane has left Egypt’s airspace before disappearing from radars near Cyprus’ Larnaca, Sky News Arabia TV channel reported on Saturday. The plane that took off from the Sharm el-Shaikh airport in the morning was carrying 212 people. It was earlier reported that the plane crashed in the central part of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. The Egyptian Embassy&rsq...

Russian Helicopters Showcases Latest Helicopters at FIHAV-2015

Russian Helicopters (part of State Corporation Rostec) is taking part in Havana International Fair (FIHAV-2015), where it will showcase its helicopter range - both current commercial models that operators from diverse countries are already familiar with and upcoming commercial helicopters. FIHAV-2015 will be held in Havana, Cuba, from 2-7 November 2015. Russian Helicopters' exhibition can be f...

Aeroflot Has Set In Operation A New SSJ-100 Aircraft

Aeroflot has taken delivery of its new Sukhoi Superjet 100 in FULL specification produced by JSC Sukhoi Civil Aircraft (SCA). The plane (registration number RA-89061) has been named in honour of Ivan Ryshkov, veteran of the World War II, Hero of the Soviet Union. The new SSJ-100 has been transferred to Aeroflot under a financial lease agreement from Sberbank Leasing. T...