Wreckage from EgyptAir flight reportedly found as officials probe possibility of terror

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May 19, 2016


Wreckage from the EgyptAir flight that went down early Thursday with 66 people on board has been located by a flotilla of ships scouring the Mediterranean waters off of Greece, an airline official reportedly confirmed.

Cairo-bound EgyptAir Flight 804 dropped from the sky hours after departing from Paris. The plane banked and spun sharply before plunging less than an hour before it was due to land in Cairo at 3:15 a.m. local time, according to aviation officials. Authorities have said terrorism was a more likely cause of the crash than technical failure.

Government officials from France, Greece and Egypt spoke at separate news conferences even as boats and ships from several countries searched the waters off of the Greek island of Karpathos, where debris from the plane was found, amn EgyptAir official told CNN.

A Greek military official told The Associated Press planes had earlier spotted debris 230 miles south-southeast of the island of Crete but still within the Egyptian air traffic control area. Two other floating objects, colored white and red, were spotted in the same area, Greek defense sources told Reuters.

Speaking from Cairo, Egyptian Minister of Aviation Sherif Fathy said the AirBus 320, which left Charles de Gaulle Airport at 11:09 p.m. local time Wednesday and was due in Cairo at 3:15 a.m., “vanished.”

  • madmemere

    Terrorism is the most likely explanation; any plane, at thirty-seven-thousand feet, does not just “disappear” from the radar! It has to be blown out of the sky (and off radar)!

  • Retired

    There should be no mercy on the people that brought the plane down.

  • Vangie Martinez

    Sad:(

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