Russian, German, French, Egyptian experts come to A321 crash site

Specialists will examine large pieces of the crashed A321 in Egypt

Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) specialists and experts from Russia, Germany, France and Egypt will examine large pieces of the crashed A321 and take samples on the crash site on the Sinai Peninsula, a representative of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry task group has said.

"Specialists of the Interstate Aviation Committee have arrived at the crash site by helicopter; the group includes experts from Egypt, France, Germany and Russia and a representative of the Egyptian Civil Aviation Ministry," he said.

"Rescuers of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry are assisting their work. Rescue vehicles are transporting experts to various parts of the plane," he said.

In addition, rescuers of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry have provided experts with photo and video materials from the crash site.

"The experts have met with the chief of the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry task group in Sinai, Alexander Agafonov, to discuss their action plan," he said.

A camp of the Russian ministry continues its operation on the Sinai Peninsula.

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