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Massive search operations underway after Russian airliner crashed in Egypt's Sinai

Nov 01, 2015 08:03 AM IST World World

Massive search operations are underway after a Russian airliner crashed in Sinai peninsula on Saturday. All 224 people including 25 children who were on board have been confirmed dead. The black box of the aircraft which was recovered on Saturday has been sent to Cairo for analysis. The aircraft took off from Sharm el-Sheikh and was heading to St Petersburg in Russia before it went off the radar just 23 minutes into the flight.