Egyptian aviation authorities will take the lead in the investigation of the Metrojet Airbus A321 crash, which occurred Oct. 31 in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula shortly after takeoff from Sham el-Sheikh airport. The A321 was operating as flight 9268 to St. Petersburg when it crashed, killing all 217 passengers and seven crew members. Search teams recovered the flight data and cockpit voice recorders Nov. 2. “An investigation committee has been formed to take charge of the ...

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