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The Latest: Bodies of 33 victims of Saturday's plane crash in Egypt identified

  • The Kremlin guards pass flowers and toys laid at the memorial stone with the word Leningrad (St. Petersburg) at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier outside Moscow's Kremlin Wall in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015. Mourners have been coming to St. Petersburg's airport and other places since Saturday with flowers, pictures of the victims, stuffed animals and paper planes. Metrojet’s Airbus A321-200 en route from Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheikh to St. Petersburg crashed over the Sinai Peninsula on Saturday, killing all 224 on board. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)

    The Kremlin guards pass flowers and toys laid at the memorial stone with the word Leningrad (St. Petersburg) at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier outside Moscow's Kremlin Wall in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015. Mourners have been coming to St. Petersburg's airport and other places since Saturday with flowers, pictures of the victims, stuffed animals and paper planes. Metrojet’s Airbus A321-200 en route from Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheikh to St. Petersburg crashed over the Sinai Peninsula on Saturday, killing all 224 on board. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)  (The Associated Press)

  • A woman lights a candle at an entrance of Pulkovo airport outside St. Petersburg, Russia during a day of national mourning for the victims of Saturday's plane crash over Egypt Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. A Russian official says families have identified the bodies of 33 victims killed in the disaster. The Russian jet crashed over the Sinai Peninsula early Saturday, killing all 224 people on board. Most of them were holidaymakers from Russia's St. Petersburg. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

    A woman lights a candle at an entrance of Pulkovo airport outside St. Petersburg, Russia during a day of national mourning for the victims of Saturday's plane crash over Egypt Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. A Russian official says families have identified the bodies of 33 victims killed in the disaster. The Russian jet crashed over the Sinai Peninsula early Saturday, killing all 224 people on board. Most of them were holidaymakers from Russia's St. Petersburg. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)  (The Associated Press)

  • A couple stands next to flowers and toys at an entrance of Pulkovo airport outside St. Petersburg, Russia, during a day of national mourning for the victims of Saturday's plane crash over Egypt Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. A Russian official says families have identified the bodies of 33 victims killed in the disaster. The Russian jet crashed over the Sinai Peninsula early Saturday, killing all 224 people on board. Most of them were holidaymakers from Russia's St. Petersburg. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

    A couple stands next to flowers and toys at an entrance of Pulkovo airport outside St. Petersburg, Russia, during a day of national mourning for the victims of Saturday's plane crash over Egypt Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. A Russian official says families have identified the bodies of 33 victims killed in the disaster. The Russian jet crashed over the Sinai Peninsula early Saturday, killing all 224 people on board. Most of them were holidaymakers from Russia's St. Petersburg. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)  (The Associated Press)

The latest on Saturday's crash of a Russian plane in Egypt that killed 224 people. All times local.

10:30 a.m.

A Russian official says families have identified the bodies of 33 victims killed in Saturday's plane crash over Egypt.

The Russian jet crashed over the Sinai Peninsula early Saturday, killing all 224 people on board. Most of them were holidaymakers from Russia's St. Petersburg.

Igor Albin, deputy governor of St. Petersburg, said in a televised conference call that as of Wednesday morning families have identified 33 bodies.

Emergency Situations Minister Vladimir Puchkov said rescue teams in Egypt have expanded the search area to 40 square kilometers (15 square miles).

Russian officials have refrained from announcing the cause of the crash, citing the ongoing investigation.