Search teams have recovered the flight recorders of the Metrojet Airbus A321 that crashed Oct. 31 in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula shortly after takeoff from Sham el-Sheikh airport, en route to Saint Petersburg, killing 217 passengers and seven crew members. This is the biggest crash in Russia’s and the USSR’s aviation history. Russia’s Federal Air Transport Agency, Rosaviatsia, spokesperson Sergey Izvolskiy confirmed to ATW that both the flight data recorder and cockpit ...

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