A passenger plane with 212 people on board has gone missing.
Egyptian air traffic control lost contact with a civilian airliner shortly after it took off from the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh to head to Russia, aviation sources said this morning.
The sources said the passenger plane was mainly carrying Russian tourists and that a search was underway.
Security sources in the Sinai Peninsula confirmed reports that an aircraft was missing.
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