Egypt Air flight MS804 disappears from radar between Paris and Cairo
An Egypt Air flight carrying 66 passengers and crew on a flight from Paris to Cairo went missing on Thursday, disappearing from radar over the Mediterranean Sea, Egypt’s national airline said.
The plane was flying at 37,000 feet when it vanished with 56 passengers and 10 crew members, the airline tweeted.
Officials with the airline and the Egyptian civil aviation department told Reuters they believed the Airbus A320 probably crashed into the sea.
Aboard the flight were 30 Egyptians, 15 French nationals, one Briton and one Belgian.Egyptian state newspaper Ahram reported no distress call was made and the last contact was 10 minutes before the plane disappeared.
The Egyptian navy is conducting search and rescue operations with help from Greek authorities.