Metrojet Flicht 9268

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Metrojet Flight 9268
Airbus A321-231 MetroJet EI-ETJ.JPG
The aircraft, EI-ETJ in August 2014
Accident
Date31 October 2015 (2015-10-31)
SummaryTerrorist bombing, unner criminal investigation
SteidNear Housna, North Sinai Govrenorate, Egyp
Wings 30°10′09″N 34°10′22″E / 30.169169°N 34.172662°E / 30.169169; 34.172662Coordinates: 30°10′09″N 34°10′22″E / 30.169169°N 34.172662°E / 30.169169; 34.172662[1]
Aircraft typeAirbus A321-231[2]
OperatorKogalymavia (Metrojet)[2]
RegistrationEI-ETJ[3] (Republic o Ireland)
Flicht oreeginSharm el-Sheikh Internaitional Airport, Sinai Peninsula, Egyp
DestinationPulkovo Airport, Saunt Petersburg, Roushie
Passengers217[4]
Crew7
Fatalities224 (aw)[5]
Survivors0

Metrojet Flight 9268 (IATA: 7K-9268,[7] ICAO: KGL 9268[8]) wis an internaitional chairtered passenger flicht,[9] operatit bi Roushie airline Kogalymavia (brandit as Metrojet), which crashed in northren Sinai on 31 October 2015 at 06:13 EST (04:13 UTC)[10] follaein departur frae Sharm el-Sheikh Internaitional Airport, Egyp, en route tae Pulkovo Airport, Saunt Petersburg, Roushie.[3][11][12]

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  1. Today On-Line, Reuters Map, retrieved 2 November 2015
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Russian plane crash in Egypt kills all people on board". Al Jazeera English. 31 October 2015. Retrieved 6 November 2015. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Crash: Metrojet A321 over Sinai on Oct 31st 2015, disappeared from radar in climb over Sinai". The Aviation Herald. 
  4. "Russian passenger plane crashes in Egypt's Sinai, country's Prime Minister says". cnn. Retrieved 31 October 2015. 
  5. "Russian airliner crash kills 224 in Egypt's Sinai; causes not yet determined". Retrieved 31 October 2015. 
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  7. "Airline and Airport Code Search". IATA. Retrieved 2 November 2015. 7K is Kogalymavia Airlines Ltd. 
  8. "ICAO Airline Designators beginning with K". airlinecodes.co.uk. Retrieved 1 November 2015. 
  9. "Technical issues before losing contact: Putin sends rescue teams to wreckage of Russian airliner 'split in two' with 224 on board". South China Morning Post. Retrieved 31 October 2015. 
  10. "Crash of Metrojet Flight 7K9268". Flightradar24. 
  11. "Информация по рейсу 7К-9268 Шарм-Эль-Шейх" (in Russian). 31 October 2015. 
  12. "Крушение российского лайнера в Египте". RIA Novosti (in Russian).