Black box confirms 'violent, sudden' demise of Russian plane: source

Russian plane with 224 people on board had crashed in a mountainous part of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula on October 31


Afp November 06, 2015
Picture shows the wreckage of Russian plane that crashed in Egypt on October 21. PHOTO: REUTERS

PARIS: One of the black boxes from the Russian passenger jet that crashed in Egypt killing 224 people showed it suffered a "violent, sudden" demise, a source close to the case in Paris told AFP.

The source said the flight data recorder showed that "everything was normal during the flight, absolutely normal, and suddenly there was nothing".

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On October 31, a Russian plane with 224 people on board had crashed in a mountainous part of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, with medics at the site reporting casualties, officials said.

A senior Egyptian aviation official said the plane was a charter flight operated by a Russian company carrying 217 passengers and seven crew members.

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The official said the plane was flying at an altitude of 30,000 feet when communication was lost.

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Russian | 6 years ago | Reply @PakPower: Wishful thinking. We know the truth.
Russian | 6 years ago | Reply @wb: We know. I am commenting on their newspapers.
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