For information about involved in the explosion on Board the A321 announced a reward of $50 million

MOSCOW, November 17. For information about involved in the explosion on Board A321 of airline “Kogalymavia”, crashed in the Sinai Peninsula, announced a reward of $50 million, reported the public relations Center of the FSB of Russia.

“For providing information contributing to the apprehension of criminals, will be paid remuneration in the amount of 50 million US dollars”, – reported in TSOs FSB.

The Department stressed that “the investigation of the causes of the crash of the Russian aircraft A321 of airline “Kogalymavia” carrying out flight No. 9268 Sharm El-Sheikh to St Petersburg, it is established that the aircraft crashed as a result of actuation of the explosive device, classified as a terrorist attack”.

“The Federal security service and law enforcement bodies of the Russian Federation, efforts are being made to trace the persons involved in this crime”, – emphasized in the DSP.

Up to 1 kg in a trotyl equivalent

Earlier, the head of FSB Alexander Bortnikov told President Putin that “you can clearly tell that it is a terrorist act”. According to him, the wreckage of things and traces of explosives foreign production.

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“Our professionals, on Board an aircraft in flight explosive device with power up to 1 kg in a trotyl equivalent, therefore there was “shredded” aircraft in the air, what explains the variation parts of the fuselage of the aircraft at a great distance,” said the head of the FSB.

He explained that studies have been conducted personal effects, Luggage and parts of the liner that crashed in Egypt on 31 October.


The A321 aircraft to the Russian airline “Kogalymavia” carrying out flight 9268 Sharm El-Sheikh to St Petersburg, crashed on 31 October after about half an hour after departure, 100 km South from the administrative centre of province Northern Sinai city of El Arish, near the settlement of El Hasna. In total the plane was 217 passengers and seven crew members, none survived. On November 6, President Vladimir Putin accepted the recommendations of the National antiterrorist Committee (NAC) to suspend flights to Egypt to ascertain the causes of the crash of Airbus A321.