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Russian Airline Says External Force Must Have Caused Plane Crash

The passenger plane that crashed in Sinai, Egypt, must have been damaged by a force in flight the Russian airline has said. The airline Kogalymavia, which uses the brand name Metrojet, owns the Airbus A321 that crashed in Egypt just 20 minutes after it took off from Sharm el-Sheikh International Airport on Saturday. All 224 people on board died in the disaster According to a senior airline official only an external force could have broken apart the Airbus. Meanwhile the Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has urged an end to speculation until the investigation is complete. Investigators are looking into all possible causes of the crash, including fould play human error, technical failure. RT reports: The crew of Kolavia Flight 7K9268 was apparently disabled before the aircraft started its rapid descent and crashed in the Sinai Peninsula on Saturday, Viktor Yung, deputy director of the airline told the media on Monday. “As the catastrophic incident started to develop, the crew members were rendered completely incapable. This explains why they didn’t attempt to contact air traffic and report the incident happening on board,” he said. The airline doesn’t believe human error could have been the cause of the disaster either, citing the […] Your News Wire

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