Remains of crew killed in Flash crash laid to rest

19th July 2005, Comments 0 comments

CAIRO, July 19 (AFP) - The remains of the 13 Egyptian crew members who died in the January 2004 crash of a Flash Airlines aircraft packed with French tourists were buried Tuesday, an AFP correspondent reported.

CAIRO, July 19 (AFP) - The remains of the 13 Egyptian crew members who died in the January 2004 crash of a Flash Airlines aircraft packed with French tourists were buried Tuesday, an AFP correspondent reported.

The crash off the coast of the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh three minutes after take-off had killed a total of 148 people, including 134 French.

During a brief ceremony, the remains of the men and women were grouped in two separate coffins and laid to rest in a crypt at a burial site some 50 kilometres (30 miles) west of Cairo.

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