• EgyptAir confirms missing plane crashed

    EgyptAir confirms missing plane crashed

    An EgyptAir flight headed to Cairo from Paris late Wedesday which was reported as missing from radar has been confirmed to have crashed into the Mediterranean Sea halfway between Egypt and Greece, the airline reported on Twitter .

    Aboard were 56 passengers — including one child and two babies — from more than a dozen nations and 10 crew members, it said. The airline confirmed that the pilot made a distress call at 2:24am local time before the plane vanished. A […]

  • EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo is reported missing

    EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo is reported missing

    An EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo has disappeared from radar, the Egyptian airline says. It says there are 56 passengers, seven crew members and three security personnel on board Flight MS804.

    The Airbus A320 was flying at 37,000ft (11,300m) when it went missing over the eastern Mediterranean. An official said the plane lost contact with radar at 02:45 Cairo time (00:45 GMT).

    EgyptAir says search and rescue teams have been deployed. EgyptAir says the plane disappeared about 10 miles (16km) into […]