Russian Plane Crash In Central Sinai Archive
CAIRO – 13 May 2017: Unidentified remains of the victims of the Russian plane crash in Sinai in 2015 will be buried on May 20 in St. Seraphim Cemetery of St. Petersburg, Interfax news agency reported Friday, quoting Alexander Rzhanenkov of St. Petersburg’s city hall.
According to Rzhanenkov, six families were not able to identify the remains of their relatives. All unidentified bodies will be buried in one grave.
A Russian plane crashed in central Sinai in October 2015, 23 minutes after it took off from Sharm el-Sheikh Airport. All 227 passengers and crew members onboard were killed.
Russia, Egypt, Ireland, Germany, and France later formed a committee of experts to investigate the crash.
The black boxes and flight data recorder confirmed an explosion brought down the plane; and militant Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the crash. However, the final report is yet to be announced.
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