Egyptair flight MS804 goes missing with 66 on board

Published on : Thursday, May 19, 2016

egyptairAnother ill-fated day in the history of aviation as an EgyptAir flight carrying 56 passengers and 10 crew members goes missing.

 

The flight from Paris to Cairo went missing on Thursday, disappearing from radar over the Mediterranean Sea, as Egypt’s national airline said.

 

 

There were 30 Egyptians, 15 French nationals, one Briton and one Belgian. Friends and family of those who were onboard flight MS804, who are now feared dead after officials said the plane crashed, have gathered at Cairo airport.

 

The airline said that the pilot had clocked up 6,275 hours of flying experience, including 2,101 hours on the A320, while the first officer had 2,766 hours.

 

 

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One Response to Egyptair flight MS804 goes missing with 66 on board

  1. So sad. Hope Egyptian government takes much stronger precautionary measures to avoid repeat of the same, and fast track investigations into the causes.
    Sympathies to the affected families

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