Inside Story

Who should we trust on the Russian plane crash?

The FBI is offering help after the worst disaster in Russian aviation history.

FBI agents in the United States have agreed to help with forensic analysis after last week’s crash of a Russian airliner in Egypt.

The British government suspects a bomb exploded on board, killing all 224 passengers and crew.

Egyptian crash investigators are complaining about the lack of intelligence sharing – and insist it is too early to say what caused the disaster.

Amid the confusion and uncertainty, thousands of tourists are still stranded in Sharm el-Sheikh trying to fly home.

So, who can we trust to tell the truth? And how much politics is involved?

Presenter: Jane Dutton

Martin Reardon – Senior vice president of the Soufan Group
Igor Sutyagin – Senior research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute
Oliver McGee – Former US deputy assistant secretary for transportation and aviation specialist