Egyptian security forces heard voices inside the fuselage destroyed a Russian passenger jet that crashed in the Sinai desert in northern Egypt.
The aircraft, which had 200 adult passengers, 17 children and seven crew, he fell less than 25 minutes after taking off from the resort Sharm el-Sheikh on the Red Sea.
The Irish-owned aircraft was rented by a Russian airline. He fell in the area of Hassana, south of Arish. Security forces found the wreckage accident in a remote mountainous area in a region that contains many terrorists ISIS.
According to radar data, the aircraft was descending over 6,000 feet per minute, just before impact.
Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered his own team of experts to the crash site to determine the cause of the disaster. It also declared a day of national mourning.
The wreckage was found about 60 miles south of the northern city of El-Arish Sinai, Egyptian authorities said.
The Airbus A321-231 is believed to have been manufactured in 1997 and is owned by a company based in Dublin.
Updated: The latest reports suggest that some people might have survived the crash,
while 100 bodies have been recovered by the Egyptian authorities!
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President #Putin declares November 1 national day of mourning over #7K9268 tragedy https://t.co/QRjw5cW9Xk pic.twitter.com/7lBot1qMvq
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