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Russian airliner crashes in Egypt: As it happened

A Russian airliner crashed on Saturday in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula. The civilian aircraft was carrying 217 passengers and seven crew members.

10 things to know about the ill-fated Russian plane

10 things to know about the ill-fated Russian plane

The ill-fated plane was on its way to the Russian city of St Petersburg when it crashed in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula.

Russian plane with 224 people onboard crashes in Egypt's Sinai peninsula

Russian plane with 224 people onboard crashes in Egypt's Sinai peninsula

A Russian airliner crashed today in Egypt's restive Sinai Peninsula, the office of the prime minister said in a statement.