Egyptair Plane From Paris To Cairo Has Gone Missing
EgyptAir flight MS804 leaving from Paris to Cairo has gone missing. It's been reported that there were 59 passengers and 10 crew on the flight which left Charles De Gaulle airport in Paris at 23.09pm local time last night and then disappeared off radar a little while before it was due to land in Cairo, Egypt.
It was supposed to arrive at 3:05am local time.
According to their Twitter account, EgyptAir said that air traffic control lost contact with the plane at 02:45 am Cairo time, 15 minutes before it was set to land.
Egyptian officials have sent out search and rescue teams.
An informed source at EGYPTAIR reported that EGYPTAIR Flight No MS 804 has lost communication with radar tracking system at 02:45 (CLT)— EGYPTAIR (@EGYPTAIR) May 19, 2016
EGYPTAIR A320 was at a height of 37.000ft, and disappeared after entering the Egyptian airspace with 10 miles.— EGYPTAIR (@EGYPTAIR) May 19, 2016