Ukraine passports found at A321 crash site

20:37, 02 November 2015
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More than 110 identification documents belonging to the passengers on board crashed Airbus A321 have been found at the crash site on Mount Sinai, RIA Novosti reported with reference to Alexander Agafonov, head of fire and rescue forces at Russia’s Emergency Ministry.


"Among the documents found at the crash site, there are passports of citizens of Ukraine," he said.

Agafonov said that the number of detected documents and personal belongings will be growing.

Read alsoUpdate: Four Ukrainians onboard crashed airliner, one Belarusian"The work is continuing. Emergency rescuers working in the hollow, where they found a large fragment of the aircraft with personal belongings and inflatable slides," said Agafonov.

Read alsoData from "black box" recorders: A321 pilot did not report any malfunction before disasterFrench experts are also engaged in the work at the crash site, as well as the IAC officials and Egypt’s aviation authorities.

As UNIAN reported ealier, the Airbus A321, operated by Russian airline Kogalymavia under the brand name Metrojet, was flying from the Sinai Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh to St Petersburg in Russia on Saturday, October 31, when it went down in a desolate mountainous area of central Sinai soon after daybreak, the aviation ministry said.

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