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Russian passenger plane crash caused by pilots' error on speed data

The Interstate Aviation Committee said Sunday's crash occurred because the pilots failed to turn on the heating unit for the plane's pressure measurement equipment prior to takeoff.

Vladimir Putin orders emergency teams to crash site of Russian plane

Putin also ordered the government to launch a special commission "due to the catastrophe of Kogalymavia company plane in Egypt," the statement said.

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US adds air security 'enhancements' amid Russian plane crash probe

The new security procedures will include expanded security screening of items put on commercial jets, airport assessments and offers of security assistance for certain airports.

Russia plane crash: Who or what downed the airliner; examining all possible theories

The A321-200 jet was built in 1997, and Kogalymavia had been operating it since 2012, Airbus has said. The aircraft had clocked about 56,000 flying hours over the course of nearly 21,000 flight.

Russian plane that crashed in Sinai Peninsula was in good shape, says official

The Egyptian official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media, said he was a member of a technical inspection team that included two Russians.

Nine die in Russian plane crash: official

The plane had crashed into warehouses containing ammunition.

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Russian passenger plane crashes in Siberia; 31 killed

The plane crashed and burst into flames after takeoff in an oil-producing region of Siberia.

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Russia investigates plane crash that killed 41 people

The SSJ100, also known as the Superjet, was heralded when it went into service in 2011 as a new phase for Russia’s civil aviation industry.

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Putin vows retribution as Russia recognises Sinai plane crash was terror attack

The Kremlin recognised for the first time on Tuesday that a bomb brought down a Russian passenger plane last month over the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt, killing all 224 people on board.

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