Egypt to send Russian plane recording abroad for analysis

The wreckage of a crashed A321 Russian airliner in Wadi al-Zolomat in Hassana province, a mountainous area of Egypt's Sinai PeninsulaA recording from Russian Airbus A321 which caught a sound before the plane disintegrated in midair will be sent abroad for analysis, Egypt’s civil aviation minister was quoted as saying Friday. Several governments including Britain and Israel believe the plane was most likely downed by a bomb on board after it took off from the airport of the Egyptian Red Sea resort town of Sharm el-Sheikh. The Islamic State group which commands an affiliate in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula claimed it destroyed the plane, without providing details.

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