First bodies delivered after Russian plane crash

Kolavia Airbus

THE first bodies from the Airbus A321 plane that crashed in Egypt carrying 224 passengers arrived in St Petersburg early Monday morning November 2.

The flight operated by Russian airline Kogalymavia (also known as KolAvia), was travelling to St Petersbury from Sharm el-Sheikh when it crashed in the Sinai Peninsula on October 31.

The first plane carrying 144 bodies arrived at Pulkovo Airpot in St Petersburg, Russian news agencies reported.

The ministry said the second plane carrying bodies would leave Cairo Monday evening.

Grieving Russians left flowers in memory of the dead at Pulkovo Airport on Sunday November 1. Mourners in Moscow have arranged candles spelling out the flight’s number 7K-9268.

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