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Investigators are '90% sure' bomb downed Russian plane in Egypt

JITTERY TIMES: British passengers leaving the Sharm el-Sheikh airport on Nov 6. Confirmation that militants brought down the Russian jet could have a devastating impact on Egypt's lucrative tourist industry.


INVESTIGATORS of the Russian plane crash in Egypt are "90 percent sure" the noise heard in the final second of a cockpit recording was an explosion caused by a bomb, a member of the investigation team told Reuters on Sunday.

The Airbus A321 crashed 23 minutes after taking off