Toddler in airport window encapsulates Russia plane tragedy

Nov 3, 2015

Toddler in airport window encapsulates Russia plane tragedy

Ten-month-old Darina Gromova presses her soft, barely-toddler hands on the window of an airport terminal. “The main passenger,” her mother’s comment reads, followed by smiley faces. Tender images like this one, posted on social networks by Russian vacationers in Egypt, mark the last public ...

Egypt aviation official says doomed Russian plane was in good shape

Nov 1, 2015

Egypt aviation official says doomed Russian plane was in good shape

An Egyptian ground service official who carried out a pre-flight inspection of the Russian passenger plane that crashed in the Sinai Peninsula said Sunday that the Airbus A321-200 appeared to be in good condition. The Metrojet plane, bound for St. Petersburg in Russia, crashed ...

Officials search for cause of plane crash over Egypt's Sinai

Nov 1, 2015

Officials search for cause of plane crash over Egypt's Sinai

A Russian passenger airliner crashed Saturday in a remote mountainous part of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula 23 minutes after taking off from a popular Red Sea resort, killing all 224 people on board, including 25 children. The cause of the crash was not known, but ...

Oct 31, 2015

Russian airliner with 224 aboard crashes in mountainous area of Egypt

A Russian airliner carrying 224 passengers and crew members crashed in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on Saturday, the Egyptian prime minister’s office and civil aviation ministry said. The Airbus A-321, operated by Russian airline Kogalymavia with registration number KGL-9268, was flying at an altitude of ...