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    The British prime minister's official spokesperson said in a statement earlier in the day that all flights from Sharm El-Sheikh International Airport en route to the United Kingdom were delayed, citing speculation that the Russian Kogalymavia flight 7K9268 "may well have been" brought down by a bomb.

    LONDON (Sputnik) – British aviation experts arrived in the Egyptian resort of Sharm El-Sheikh to assess the safety of its airport and flights bound for the United Kingdom, a UK Defense Ministry told RIA Novosti on Wednesday.

    The inspection is said to conclude later on Wednesday.

    On October 31, an Airbus A321 operated by Russian airline Kogalymavia crashed while flying from Sharm El-Sheikh to St. Petersburg. All 224 people on board were killed.

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