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Export flight from Cairo flew to Moscow

The plane with almost 240 passengers on Board took off on Wednesday from Cairo international airport to Moscow, evacuating those wishing to leave Egypt, told RIA Novosti head of the consular Department of the Russian Embassy in Cairo Yusup Abakarov.

Board the Egyptian airline EgyptAir flew on Wednesday from Cairo at 12.30 local time (13.30 GMT) with a delay of almost two hours. Landing in airport "Domodedovo" is expected around 17.30 GMT.

"The plane with 239 people: among them are Russians, and Egyptians – members of the families of Russians, one Yemeni," - said Abakarov.

"About 50 passengers from the Humanities list, with various diseases, including cancer and paralysis," - said the diplomat.

Egypt since March 19, has suspended domestic and international passenger flights until further notice. From 26 to 29 March organized by the Embassy of the Russian Federation, the flights of the airline "Belavia" was taken from the Egyptian resorts of Sharm El-Sheikh and Hurghada to Moscow more than 2 thousand people, including citizens of CIS countries. On 1 may, the EgyptAir flight was evacuated to Moscow 121 passengers.

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