In St. Petersburg and Leningrad region will honor the memory of the victims of the A321 over the Sinai

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Galleryparty in fotoannunci shares Live flight in memory of those killed in the crash of a Russian airliner A321 over the Sinai Peninsula in 2015. October 28, 2018In St. Petersburg and Leningrad region will honor the memory of the victims of the A321 over the Sinai© RIA Novosti / Alexander Galleryparty the image Bank

Commemorative events on the occasion of the third anniversary of the crash of the Russian A321 airliner over the Sinai Peninsula will be held on Wednesday in St.-Petersburg and Leningrad region.

«The thirty-first of October, at 7.14 in the Trinity-Izmailovsky Cathedral will host a memorial service, after which the Seraphim cemetery will lay flowers and wreaths from family, friends, government representatives at the monument to the passengers of flight 9268, died 31 October 2015, on the Sinai Peninsula», — informs city Committee on social policy.

A monument to the «Folded wings» was installed at Serafimovskoye cemetery in the past year, the burial place of the unidentified remains of victims of the crash of the Russian airliner.

In the Vsevolozhsk district of the Leningrad region at a memorial «memory Garden» will be held a mourning rally in memory of those killed in the crash. This memorial is a corridor of pointed plates on which are engraved the names of all 224 dead. Between the plates are cylindrical structures resembling organ pipes.

Last Sunday on the Champ de Mars in the Northern capital has passed the action of memory «the Living plane». The participants lined up in rows with pictures of the dead, as were some passengers in the cabin A321, performing flight 9268.

The largest in the history of Russian and Soviet aviation accident occurred October 31, 2015: Airbus A321 airline «Kogalymavia» carrying out flight 9268 Sharm El-Sheikh to St. Petersburg, crashed on the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. Onboard there were 217 passengers and seven crew members, they all died. FSB qualifies the incident as a terrorist attack.

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