Egyptair Flight MS804 Has Crashed, (Islamic Militants Claim Bomb Brought Down Plane?)
“It turned 90 degrees left and then a 360- degree turn toward the right, dropping from 38,000 to 15,000 feet and then it was lost at about 10,000 feet,” said Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos. At the time, the Airbus A320 had just entered Egyptian airspace.
passengers included 30 Egyptians and 15 French and two Iraqis. Also onboard were one person each from Sudan, Chad, Portugal, Algeria, Canada, Great Britain, Belgium, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. No Americans were reported to be aboard the plane.
Kostas Lintzerakos, the director of Greece's civil aviation authority, told Greek TV station Star the pilot did not report any problems before exiting Greek airspace.
The plane had also flown from Asmara, Eritrea, where it had been overnight, to Cairo, and then from Cairo to Tunis, Tunisia. From there, it flew back to Cairo and then to Paris.
Routine maintenance checks were performed on the plane before the final flight from Paris to Cairo, officials told CNN. http://www.cnn.com/2016/05/19/middleeast/egyptair-flight-804-liveblog/index.html
The jihadist group claims bomb inside plane caused explosion that crashed plane. It’s believed all those on board might have died.
French authorities said earlier the plane crashed in southern Mediterranean and later remnants was found near Greek island.
EgyptAir MS804 crash: With 3 air marshals on board speculation goes to terror attack
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