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    Most of the passengers on the A-321 plane that crashed on Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula over the weekend were women.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Most of the passengers on the ill-fated A-321 plane that crashed on Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula over the weekend were women, a law enforcement source said Monday.

    “According to preliminary information, of the 217 passengers, 135 were women, 58 men, and 24 children [were on board],” the source told RIA Novosti.

    A Russian Kogalymavia Airbus A-321 passenger airliner, with 217 passengers and seven crew members on board, crashed in the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt on Saturday, leaving no survivors.

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