Missing Egyptair flight MS804 from Paris to Cairo with 66 passengers on board has crashed in the mediterranean sea 2:45 AM CLT – Egyptian officials confirmed to AP
“The officials say the search is now underway for the debris. They say the “possibility that the plane crashed has been confirmed,” as the plane hasn’t landed in any of the nearby airports.”
The plane departed from Paris Charles de Gaulle airport at 11.09pm CLT and disappeared about 280 KM from the Egyptian seacoast at 02:45 am CLT as the flight was expected to arrive Cairo Airport at 03:15 am CLT.
An EGYPTAIR official declared that EGYPTAIR A320 aircraft in its flight number MS804 lost contact with radar above the Mediterranean Sea.
— EGYPTAIR (@EGYPTAIR) May 19, 2016
The reason behind the crash remains unclear. We’ll keep you posted with important updates.